Angul: An elderly woman was injured after allegedly being hit by bullet during firing practice session by security personnel at Saradhapur ground in Angul.

The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel were practising at the Saradhapur police training center (PTC) ground in Angul district when the victim identified Badani Mishra (79) of Saradhapur village was seated in front of her house and a bullet hit her chest.

Sources said the bullet first hit the wall of her house and then bounced towards her and hit her chest causing injury.

She was immediately rushed to the Angul District Headquarters Hospital. Meanwhile, the bullet was recovered and her condition is stated to be stable now.

Meanwhile, locals demanded immediate shifting of the police training center (PTC) from the area.