KalingaTV News Network
Malkangiri: A woman and her minor daughter were hacked to death while her four-year old son sustained critical injuries in an attack by a miscreant in Dariguda village under Biralaxmanpur panchayat in the district on Monday.
The deceased have been identified as Basi Khara and her daughter Anjali Khara (10). The injured son is Arjun Khara (4).
The incident took place early this morning while the victims were asleep. An unidentified assailant barged into their house and attacked the mother-daughter duo with a bill-hook killing them on the spot. He also attacked the four-year-old son and fled the spot.
A critically injured Arjun was immediately rushed to the Bangripani Hospital where his condition is stated to be critical.
Eyewitnesses said the assailant was in an inebriated condition and fled the spot in a hurry and could not be identified.
Police have reached the village and seized the dead bodies.