Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Dhenkanal, Apr 20:
In a tragic incident, a person died and nine others, including a three-year-old girl child, sustained critical burn injuries as fire broke out at Gengutia Mohanty Sahi under Sadar police limits in Dhenkanal district of Odisha late last night.
According to reports, the blaze erupted in the locality when most people were asleep.
The fire spread rapidly gutting at least 12 houses and injuring ten persons.
Fire personnel reached the spot, doused the flames and rescued them.
The injured were admitted to SCB Medical College and Hospital, where a youth, identified as Ranjan Behera (22), succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment.