Bhubaneswar: In another such incident, a youth was critically injured in a crocodile attack in the Bramhani river at Rajpur village Under Rajnagar block early this morning.
The injured, identified as Bhagbat Rout, has been admitted to the Kendrapara district headquarters hospital in a critical condition.
According to reports, Bhagabat was taking bath in the river when a crocodile came to the bank and caught him by his leg and tried to drag him into the deep water.
However, he was rescued by other villagers present there and rushed him to the hospital.
A state of fear has been prevailed in the village following the incident.