Man hurt, minor daughter critical in firing in Koraput

Jeypore: In a shocking incident, a man along with his minor daughter sustained bullet injury in a Holi related violence in Kiabandha Sahi of Jeypore in Koraput district yesterday.

The injured have been identified as K Satyanarayana, and his 10-year-old daughter.

As per the report, some unidentified miscreants attacked the house of the victims in the evening, while the duo was resting. While the girl sustained bullet injury on her chest her father received a shot near his ear.

Both the victims were rushed to Jeypore Hospital and the girl was later shifted to Koraput DHH due to deteriorating conditions.

Angry locals staged protest over the incident and attacked a number of vehicles in the area later in the night demanding action against the guilty.

Koraput SP Kanwar Vishal Singh rushed to the spot and took stock of the situation.

“We have put the matter on our top priority list and investigation is underway. It is fallout of a Holi-related dispute. Stringent action will be taken against the accused,” assured Singh.

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