Bhubaneswar: A youth was critically injured after miscreants fired at him in Trilochanpur village near Niyamgiri hill in Kalahandi district last night.
The injured, identified as Swarajya Gouda, was first rushed to the Bhawanipatna hospital. But he was later shifted to Burla as his condition deteriorated.
Miscreants opened fire at Swarajya while he had gone to attend a call of nature. But the reason behind the incident was yet to be known.
The Lanjigarh police have reached the spot and started investigation.