The deceased has been identified as Kamal Lochan Majhi. He had reportedly suffered bullet injuries on his chest.
The critically injured fisherman, identified as Padma Lochan Mallick, has been admitted to the District Headquarters Hospital here for his treatment.
According to sources, as many as seven fishermen including Kamal Lochan and Padma Lochan had gone into the deep sea for fishing on Tuesday on board a local fishing boat namely, Jai Maa Laxmi.
Their boat came under attack while they were fishing between Jodakuti and Gada rivers, sources said.
It is suspected that the fishing boat wrongly entered the prohibited area of arms and ammunition testing range in Chandipur when the incident occurred.
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