Deogarh: A miscreant allegedly opened fire at a woman inside her house at Kadoguda village under Barkote police limits in Odisha’s Deogarh district, last night.
The victim, identified as Rukmini Mohanty (30), sustained bullet injuries in the firing and has been admitted to VIMSAR in Burla for treatment.
According to reports, the woman was cooking when the miscreant knocked on the door of the house. As she opened the door, he fired at her and fled the spot.
Hearing the woman’s scream, neighbours rushed to the place, rescued her and rushed her to Barkote Community Health Centre.
She was later shifted to the Deogarh District Headquarters Hospital and eventually to VIMSAR as his condition deteriorated.
The woman’s condition was stated to be critical.
The reason behind the firing was yet to be ascertained.