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Watch Video: 2 Killed, Several Injured Including Cop In Attack By Mentally Unstable Man In Odisha's Nayagarh


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17 January 2019

Utpal Sahoo


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Nayagarh: Two persons were killed and several persons including an Inspector-In-Charge sustained injuries after they were allegedly attacked by a mentally unstable man in Odagaon bazaar here early morning today.

Reportedly, the man started attacking people with a stick and also hurled stones at many bystanders in the area. While one person was killed on the spot, the other injured persons were rushed to a local hospital where a woman succumbed.

The deceased have been identified as Trilochan Sethi and Madani Pradhan.

On intimation, cops of Odagaon police station reached the spot to nab the accused but the IIC too was injured in the man’s attack. Later, Sharankul SDPO along with a team reached the spot and nabbed the accused, stated reports.

Following the incident, irate locals blocked the Odagaon road and demanded compensation. Vehicular movement in the area came to a halt.

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