In a shocking incident, five youths were mercilessly hacked by a group of miscreants at Master Canteen Square in Bhubaneswar on Monday (July 26). During this brutal attack, three sustained critical injuries and were later admitted to the hospital. As per the account of eyewitnesses, a group of 10-12 assailants armed with swords, rods, and daggers arrived at the spot. The miscreants reportedly chased the five youths on the main arterial road of Bhubaneswar and attacked them with their weapons.
After receiving information, Police reached Master Canteen area and rescued the five injured youths and shifted them to hospital for treatment. Meanwhile, police have arrested Raja, who is reportedly a notorious criminal, for his involvement in the attack. Although the exact reason behind the attack is yet to be ascertained, it is suspected that past enmity between two groups may have triggered the murderous attack.
Published: Dipti Ranjan Das
Last updated: 27 July 2021, 03:03 PM IST
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