Puri: A youth was critically injured after being attacked by an unidentified miscreant at hospital sqaure under Kumbharapada police limits in Puri on Sunday night.
The victim was identified as Nikhil Sarangi, nephew of former councilor Jayanta Sarangi.
According to reports, the incident took place when Nikhil was returning to home. An unidentified miscreant attacked him with a sharp weapon and fled the spot.
Initially, he was rushed to Puri District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) and later shifted to a private hospital in Bhubaneswar as his condition deteriorated.
The reason behind the attack is yet to be ascertained.
On being informed, police reached the spot and started investigation.