Odisha youth consumes poison after India’s loss in World Cup semi-final
Bhawanipatna: A 30-year-old youth from Kalahandi district in Odisha allegedly tried to commit suicide after India had lost the ICC World Cup semi-final against New Zealand on Wednesday.
Sambharu Bhoi, a resident of Singhabadi village under Golamunda block in the district, consumed poison after the Men-in-Blue were defeated by 18 runs in a thrilling contest at Manchester.
Bhoi was found lying in an unconscious state at a farmland in the village. He was rushed to the Dharmagarh sub-divisional hospital in a critical condition.
Later, the youth was shifted to the district headquarters hospital here as his condition was deteriorated. He was reportedly stable when the news was filed.
Kalahandi: A youth from Dharamgarh consumed poison after India was defeated by New Zealand in World Cup semi-final yesterday. Chief District Medical Officer, Banalata Devi says,"the youth was diagnosed with poison in his stomach. He is stable is now and is out of danger." #Odisha pic.twitter.com/MpknMxb6fu
— ANI (@ANI) July 11, 2019
India were bowled out at 221 in 49.3 overs in the rain-interrupted match while chasing the victory target of 240.