Locals claimed that the assailants may be youths living in the vicinity, while the police ruled out the possibility of a gang war and suspect it to be vendetta for some previous enmity.
One assistant sub-inspector of CISF, Ranjit Sarongi was killed and a CISF assistant commandant, Subit Ghosh was critically injured in that indiscriminate firing by Mishra, a resident of Odisha.
The unidentified gunman chased Pramod and two other journalists present there but they managed to escape from the spot and inform police about the incident.
While it is yet to be ascertained whether the miscreants succeeded in their attempt or not, the Janla police have started an investigation into the incident.
The bullet hit the ground and no one was injured, the officer said, adding that an investigation is underway to find out whether it was accidental firing or not.
Another 50-year-old woman has sustained injuries on her left hand after she was attacked by the same assailants yesterday.
Owner of the eatery identified as Basanti Meher got into a quarrel with the miscreants over serving of food which turned ugly
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