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
At least one person was killed while two others sustained serious injuries after firing and hurling of bombs between two groups of people near Sarangdhar Stadium in Kamakhyanagar area of Dhenkanal last night.
As many as two persons were injured critically after armed miscreants opened fire indiscriminately at them during a loot bid at a jeweller’s house at Saudu village under Soro police limits in Balasore district on late Tuesday night.
Sundergarh: Rohit Verma, son of a leading jeweller in the town was shot dead by unidentified miscreants in-front of his shop near Badagaon bus terminal in Sundergarh district on Monday. Another person, who tried to save Verma, has been critically wounded after he came under fire as the miscreants took away a bag containing gold […]
Nuapada: A contractor sustained injuries allegedly in firing inside the office premises of the Rural Development Executive Engineer in Khariar of Nuapada district on Friday. The injured contractor has been identified as Pawan Kumar Agarwal. Though the exact reason behind the firing is still unclear, three persons who hail from Kantabanji and Khariar have been […]
Jagatsinghpur: A youth sustained critical injuries in exchange of fire between two criminal groups at Alavar village in Balikuda area of Jagatsinghpur on Friday. Two persons have been detained in connection with the case. As per reports, the firing incident took place over past enmity during which the youth Debraj Biswal suffered bullet injuries on […]
Kandhamal: A youth was allegedly killed in an accidental firing from his own gun while he was out for hunting with four other persons in Siangbali forest of Kandhamal district on Saturday night. The matter came to the fore after the dead body of the youth identified as Krishna Nayak reached his home at B. […]
Dhenkanal: A man sustained critical injuries on his chest after allegedly being shot at by his elder brother over some family dispute at Beltikiri village under Sadar Police limits of Dhenkanal district on Saturday night. The injured, Bibhu Behera has been admitted to District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) for treatment. According to reports, an altercation erupted […]
Kalahandi: As the entire country was busy in Independence Day celebrations, an exchange of fire between the security forces and Maoists was reported from Kalahandi district in Odisha today. A huge cache of ammunition including detonators was seized following the encounter at Gundi forest under Sadar Police limits. Four bags containing medicines and other articles […]
Raipur: Seven Maoists were killed in a gunfight with security forces in Rajnandgaon district of Chhattisgarh on Saturday, police said. The exchange of fire occurred around 6 am in the forest near Sitagota village under Baghnadi police station area, when a team of District Reserve Guard (DRG) was out on an anti-Naxal operation, Deputy Inspector […]
Srinagar: A gunfight broke out between militants and security forces in Sopore town of Baramulla district in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, police said. On specific information about the presence of militants in Warpora area of Sopore, security forces launched a cordon and search operation, a police official said. He said as the forces were […]
Jammu: A 10-day-old baby, injured in heavy shelling by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC), died at a hospital on Monday in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. The infant, his mother Fatima Jan (35) and another civilian Mohammad Arif (40) were injured when mortar shells fired by Pakistan hit their […]
Jammu: Heavy firing exchanges took place between Indian and Pakistani troopers on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district on Friday, police said. “At 8 a.m., the Pakistani troops resorted to shelling and firing of small arms to target Indian military and civilian facilities in the Krishna Ghati sector. “Some shells […]
Sagar: Five members of a family, including a boy, were shot dead allegedly by three relatives after a dispute over a strip of land for constructing a road in a town in Madhya Pradesh’s Sagar district, police said Saturday. A woman member of the family and two boys escaped unhurt as they had locked themselves […]
Jharsuguda: Two unidentified miscreants opened fire at one Sanjay Gupta, husband of a former councillor, at Kalinagar under Orient Police limits in Jharsuguda district on Monday. According to reports, the two bike-borne miscreants intercepted Sanjay while he was out for morning walk near Kalingar and fired two rounds of bullets at him before fleeing the […]
Kendrapara: A youth was injured in a firing incident near Tendakuda Danayana Puru Chhak under Patakura police limits in the district last evening. As per reports, the youth identified as Prashant Barik sustained injuries in his left leg when three bike borne miscreants fired at a garage near Puru Chhak at around 9.45 pm. Barik […]
Balasore: A youth sustained critical injuries after he was shot at near Kantabania village over suspected past enmity here on Thursday. The injured youth has been identified as Biranchi Das. According to sources, an unidentified miscreant fired at Das while the latter was returning home on a bike. Even though Das sustained bullet injuries on […]
Srinagar: Five civilians were injured on Sunday in clashes between security forces and demonstrators in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district following the killing of a militant commander. Stone-pelting youth clashed with the security forces in Sugan village, from which hailed Al-Badr commander Zeenatul Islam, who was killed in a gunfight with the security forces on […]
Berhampur: A youth was shot dead by unidentified miscreants near Aska college square in Ganjam late Monday night. The deceased has been identified as Sadanand alias Bahan Lenka. According to sources, the miscreants opened fired at Bahan while he was returning home with his associate on a bike late last night. Subsequently, Bahan died at […]
New Delhi: The Supreme Court Friday refused to stay the Madras High Court order for a CBI probe against police officials for firing during the anti-Sterlite protests in Tamil Nadu in May this year. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi issued notice to the CBI on the petition filed by the Tamil Nadu […]
Jagatsinghpur: A youth sustained critical injuries after he was shot at near Chapada bazar under Tirtol police limits here on Saturday. The injured youth has been identified as Sameer Das. As per reports, Das had a spat with another youth named Raja following which the latter opened fired at him. Though the exact reason behind […]
Angul: A youth was critically injured after being shot at by unidentified miscreants near Santhapada village in Talcher here Saturday night. As per sources, the injured Balaram Sahu, identified as a resident of Parajanga area in Dhenkanal district, suffered bullet injuries on his chest and was rushed to SCB medical college and hospital in Cuttack. […]
Bhubaneswar: A youth was grievously injured after four miscreants opened fire at him over a suspected tender related dispute in Khandagiri Bari area here late on Sunday night. The injured Pritam Jenamani, is the leaseholder of Khandagiri Bari tourist bus stand and a resident of Patrapada area in Bhubaneswar. He has sustained bullet injuries on […]
New Delhi: A 14-year-old was shot at here on Thursday when he was on way to a bank to deposit cash with his father. The child is out of danger and two men involved in the incident have been arrested, police said. At around 2 p.m. the duo, residents of Delhi’s Rohini area, were on […]
Bhubaneswar: Police have identified the two miscreants accused of firing at a hotel owner near Kalinga Studio in Khandagiri area on Thursday night. The owner of the Dhaba, who was critically injured in the attack, has been able to identify the accused from the CCTV footage following which police have launched a manhunt to nab […]
Bhubaneswar: A dhaba owner was critically injured after two miscreants opened fire at him Thursday night near Kalinga Studio in Khandagiri area allegedly for delay in serving ‘chicken pakoras’. Critical, the dhaba owner identified as Milu was immediately admitted to a private hospital in Bhubaneswar. According to sources, the incident occurred at around 10:30 pm […]
Bhubaneswar: A youth was grievously injured after unidentified miscreants opened fire at him near Tankapani road here today.According to sources, one Sushant Bhoi of the area was critically injured after four miscreants in a car fired at him near Shiridi Sai temple at around 2 pm today. “The youth was on his bike when the […]
Bolangir: A youth was critically injured after being shot at on Bolangir-Titlagarh road today. The injured has been identified as Dilip Patnaik who suffered bullet injuries on his chest and waist. Patnaik was initially admitted to Bolangir district headquarters hospital, but later he was shifted to Burla medical as his condition worsened. “After a medical […]
Kandhamal: On July 8, 2016 five persons including three women and a baby boy returning to Gumudumaha in an autorickshaw after collecting NREGA wages were killed after a 15-member team of the state’s anti-Maoist paramilitary force and the Special Operations Group allegedly fired at the vehicle. Following the incident, the state government had promised justice […]
New Delhi: An undertrial criminal was injured on Tuesday when a man opened fire at him in Delhi’s crowded Tis Hazari courts, police said. The accused, who had not been identified at the time of filing of the report, was arrested soon after. Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (North) Vinit Kumar told IANS that the […]
Jammu: Four civilians have been killed and 30 injured in overnight shelling by the Pakistan Rangers on the international border in Jammu, Samba and Kathua districts, authorities said on Wednesday. Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police S.P. Vaid tweeted: “In a night long shelling/firing from across the border at Jammu Kathua to Akhnoor, so […]
Jammu: Five soldiers were injured on Tuesday in Pakistani firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, police said. Police said the Pakistan Army started unprovoked shelling and firing targeting Indian positions in Krishna Ghati sector. “The firing started at 7.30 a.m. The injured, including an officer, were airlifted to […]
Cuttack: Notorious gangster Sushant Dhala Samant and arrested BJD Corporator of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) Ranjita Biswal have refused to undergo voice sample test in connection with the firing on contractor Bijay Pal of Subhadrapur here, police said on Friday . Though the JMFC (Rural) court had granted permission to the Sadar police for the […]
Rourkela: A paddy trader was killed allegedly after unidentified bike-borne miscreants fired at him near Bagadega Chhak under Bisra police limits in Rourkela on Tuesday. The deceased has been identified as Haridarshan Sahu. As per sources, Hari was procuring paddy in the Chhak this morning when three unknown persons came on a bike and fired […]
Jajpur: A Bolero driver was critically injured after being shot at by some unknown miscreants near Panikoili SP office here on Tuesday. The incident took place when the driver, identified as Jamir Khan, was on the way to Cuttack SCB Medical College and Hospital from Bhadrak carrying a patient. Three miscreants, in a Tata Safari, […]