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Diwali mishap: 40 houses gutted, several hurt in Odisha

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Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Oct 24:

Several persons sustained burn injuries, some of them seriously, while nearly 40 houses were gutted at several places in Odisha during the Diwali celebrations on Thursday night.

Firework firecrackerIn the capital city, over 75 persons were admitted to the Capital Hospital after the sustained minor and severe burn injuries.

In a Cuttack city, assets worth over lakhs were destroyed after fire broke out a trading establishment at Manik Ghose Bazar area.

Reports from Puri district said at least 30 houses at Landupala village of Pipili block were gutted after a firecracker landed on the thatched roof of a house, leading to rapid spread of fire.

In Kendrapara district, five houses were gutted at Narasinghpur village while five houses were gutted at Bodhagan village of Pattamundai block in the district.