Clash between two families leaves woman critical, 2 others hurt in Keonjhar
Anandpur: At least three persons sustained injuries and one woman among them turned critical later in a brawl which took place between two families in Baradihi village under Anandpur police limits in Keonjhar district on Monday.
The incident took place in the morning while the children of Bhimsen Jena and Golak Jena’s families were busy taking bath at a nearby river ghat and a dispute occurred between them.
After the dispute reached the respective families of the children a heated exchange of words took place between the two sides. As it escalated, members of Golak’s family attacked the other family with sticks and sharp weapons.
Bhimsen’s wife Lalita sustained a critical head injury in the clash and his nephew Sugreeb and brother-in-law Nilu were hurt. They were immediately rushed to Anandpur Sub-Divisional Hospital for treatment.
Police have lodged a case in connection with the incident and started an investigation.