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15 December 2019


Khurda: A noted paediatric specialist Manoranjan Das sustained serious injuries after being shot by a man here today evening. The incident took place at a local clinic in Khurda town. An employee of a pharmaceutical store was also injured in the firing.

According to sources, a local medicine trader committed the act after barging into the clinic. Das was rushed to Khurda district headquarters hospital from where he was shifted to a hospital in Bhubaneswar.

The medicine trader and his accomplice were masked and the duo fled from the spot after firing at Das. A police team arrived at the spot and conducted preliminary investigation. The prime accused has been identified and a manhunt has been launched to nab him, a police official said. Further investigation is on.

Ajay Pratap Swain, SP, Khurda