Puri: Tension gripped Kanti village under Pipili police station limits of Puri district after bombs were thrown at the busy marketplace by a group of bike-borne miscreants.
A local resident Rama Chandra Dalei was seriously injured as one of the country-made bombs burst burst on him. The injured person has been shifted to capital hospital in Bhubaneswar in a critical condition, police said.
The situation was tense but under control when reports came in last. Armed police deployment has been made in the village. A special squad has been constituted to nab the culprits, the Puri district police said.