Govt doctor killed in Odisha

Additional District Medical Officer (ADMO) of Subarnapur, Dubadala Mishra, was killed by unidentified assailants at Sonepur, police said on Monday.

PTI| Updated: Sep 22, 2014, 13:06 PM IST

Bolangir: Additional District Medical Officer (ADMO) of Subarnapur, Dubadala Mishra, was killed by unidentified assailants at Sonepur, police said on Monday.

Mishra, a senior paediatrician, was returning home from hospital when the assailants waylaid him near his residence and slit his throat last night, Sub-Divisional Police Officer Bhabani Udgata said.

The ADMO was spotted lying in a pool of blood by local residents and taken to the hospital where doctors pronounced him dead, he said.

Some live cartridges were recovered from the spot.