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Police SI shot at in Koraput; critical

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Pradeep NayakKoraput: Machhkund SI Pradeep Nayak was shot at by a gang of ganja smugglers near Lamataput in the district late last night, informed Koraput SP Kanwar Vishal Singh.

Naik, who sustained bullet injuries on his neck in the attack, was admitted to Sahid Laxman Naik Medical College and Hospital at the district headquarters in a critical condition.

The incident occurred late last night when a joint police team of Machkund and Lamataput police stations was on patrolling to check the ganja smuggling in the area. The miscreants fired four rounds on the police vehicles and escaped from the spot

The police had an information about a consignment of ganja to be smuggled last night, added the SP.

. A case has been lodged at Machkund police station in this connection.