Kendrapara: A day after an employee of a newspaper was allegedly brutally murdered by some miscreants in Bolangir town, another journalist was brutally attacked by two unknown miscreants near Pattamundai municipality today.
The victim identified as Kumaresh Nayak, who is working for a private TV channel, was admitted to Pattamundai Hospital.
Sources said the two miscreants attacked Nayak with an axe near the Pattamundai Hospital. When people present in the nearby areas rushed to the rescue of Nayak, the miscreants fled from the spot leaving the motorcycle. Nayak sustained grievous injuries in his left thing.
A case has been registered in this connection at the Pattamundai police station.