India's Odisha Health Minister Nav Kishore Das died in police firing

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India's Odisha Health Minister Nav Kishore Das died in police firing

The minister was placed in ICO and given cardiopulmonary resuscitation; But despite all efforts he did not regain consciousness and died.

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India's eastern state of Odisha is the largest nuclear power in Asia. This time Orissa's Health Minister Nav Kishore Das died in police firing. Health Minister Nav Kishore was taken to Apollo Hospital in Bhubaneswar by Air Ambulance, seriously injured in the firing. The minister died there. On Sunday, January 29, 2023, a police officer named Gopal Das shot at Gandhi Chowk in Brajrajnagar, Jharsuguda district of the state.

Odisha's Apollo Hospital authorities confirmed the death. They said the minister was kept in ICO and given cardiopulmonary resuscitation; But despite all efforts he did not regain consciousness and died.

According to Indian media NDTV sources, the accused is an ASI in the rank of police officer. He shot Orissa Health Minister Nav Kishore on his way to attend an event. The bullet hit him in the middle of the chest. Health Minister Nav Kishore Das was shot as he got out of his car, witnesses said. The motive behind the attack is still unclear.

It is to be noted that the state health minister Nav Das went to the inauguration of a new party office of Odisha's ruling party BGD on Sunday afternoon. When he got out of the car and was going towards the party office, he was suddenly shot at.

The police officer who shot the minister was on duty at the Gandhi Chowk post. He went to the party office to get the news of the minister's arrival. As soon as the minister got out of the car, he fired several rounds from his service revolver.

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