Odisha Cong poll candidate on life support after fatal attack

Bhubaneswar: Congress poll candidate Manoj Jena continues to be critical today, on the day when counting of poll results is still underway.

He has been transferred from MKCG hospital in Berhampur to a private hospital here.

According to hospital sources, the Aska MLA candidate is currently on ventilator support and his condition continues to be grim.

Worth mentioning, four bike-borne miscreants opened fire at Jena in Berhampur late last evening.

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His associate has also sustained bullet injuries in the attack and was hospitalised. Reportedly, the incident was a fallout of past enmity.

As per latest reports, he was trailing in the third position from Aska assembly constituency.

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