An armed youth bursts into a house in Balangir in Odisha and takes his family hostage
Balangir: A youth carrying a gun broke into a house in the Shantipada neighborhood of the Balangir district of Odisha and allegedly held family members hostage after locking the doors inside this morning.
Until the last reports arrived, the reason for the act had not yet been determined. Informed of the incident, police and fire service personnel rushed to the scene and made efforts to contact the youth to find out about his requests.
The police later managed to enter the house through a window and started rescuing family members. Until the filing of this report, the rescue operation was in progress.
More details are awaited.