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Woman killed in LPG cylinder blast in Odisha


Puri: In a tragic incident, a woman was killed and three others were injured in a domestic LPG cylinder explosion at Nuabudhakera village under Balanga police limits in Odisha’s Puri district today.

The deceased has been identified as Puja Sahu (30) wife of Jogendra Sahu.

The mishap occurred while Puja was cooking using an LPG stove in her house, reports said.

Subhrajit Nanda, Ranjit Ranjan Nanda and Dibyasingh Sahu, who had gone to douse the fire, were injured. They have been admitted to the local hospital, reports added.

Houses of the deceased’s neighbours-Bimbadhar Sahu and Narendra Sahu were razed to ashes in the fire that occurred due to the mishap.

Though fire tenders from Satyabadi and Nimapada had rushed to Nuabudhakera, by the time they reached the spot already four houses were destroyed in the fire.