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Odisha youth injured in clash succumbs

Posted on Sep 20, 09:51PM | UNI

A migrant from Odisha today succumbed to injuries which he suffered along with his brother in a clash between a migrant from Karnataka at Kakkad near here yesterday, following a drunken brawl.

According to Kannur town police, the deceased was identified as Ranjith (35) of Bushar zone in Odisha. He was a coolie and residing in a rented house at Kakkad near town for the last four years along with his brother.

His brother Vasanth (35) also suffered injuries on hands and was admitted at a private hospital.

Ranjith suffered injuries following a drunken brawl with Chandru (40) of Chikmagalur in Karnataka, who also was a coolie.

The body was shifted to district hospital here for post-mortem.

Chandru was taken into custody in connection with the murder.

Thousands of Odisha migrant workers were camping in Kannur district.