Bhubaneswar: In a barbaric incident, a businessman was shot dead by a miscreant at Phiringapatna in Balasore last night.
The deceased was identified as Manas Das.
According to reports, Manas was talking with someone on the roadside when a miscreant fired at him from behind. He received bullet injuries in his head, chest and hand. He was rushed to the Balasore District Headquarters Hospital where doctors declared him brought dead.