Young trader shot at by miscreants in Balasore
Balasore: Unleashing broad daylight fear, unidentified miscreants shot at a young trader at Tarini temple chhak under Baliapala block of Balasore district today leaving him critically injured.
The victim has been identified as Soumyadeep Chakravorty, a resident of Baliapala area.
The attack took place at around 5 pm this afternoon while the victim was standing in front of his shop. At least two bike-borne miscreants approached him and shot one round of bullet which struck his back before fleeing away.
Soumyadeep, who bled profusely in the attack somehow managed to take a lift from a passers-by biker and reached a nearby hospital riding pillion. He was later shifted to Balasore District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) due to deteriorating condition.
While the cause behind the attack on the young trader is not known, a past enmity is being suspected.
Local police has reached the spot and lodged a case in the incident.