Odisha Well being Minister Naba Kisore Das was at present shot at by an assistant sub-inspector close to Gandhi Chowk close to Brajarajnagar in Jharsuguda district on Sunday. He was on his strategy to attend a programme when he was shot at, and sustained bullet accidents to his chest. The police officer shot two rounds, critically injuring the minister, who was rushed to a hospital. He was later airlifted to Bhubaneswar, witnesses stated.
“Assistant Sub-inspector of Police (ASI) Gopal Das opened hearth on the minister. The minister is injured and rushed to hospital,” Brajrajnagar Sub-Divisional Police Officer Gupteswar Bhoi informed reporters.
Witnesses declare he was shot at simply as he stepped out of his automobile. The motives behind the assault are nonetheless unclear.
Movies from the spot confirmed a bloody Mr Das being carried to a automobile.
At a public grievance workplace opening, Naba Das was the chief visitor. When he arrived, a crowd gathered to welcome him. All of the sudden, a gunshot was heard. We noticed a police personnel operating away after taking pictures from shut vary,” a witness stated.