Couple Killed In Firecracker Explosion Near Odisha Capital

OB Bureau

Bhubaneswar: Two persons were killed and as many seriously injured when the crackers they were preparing exploded in a house at Nuasahi village, on the outskirts of the city, on Thursday morning.

The deceased have been identified as Gyana Ranjan Mishra and his wife Jhunamani Mishra.

According to sources, the family members were preparing crackers in their house for the ensuing Diwali when it suddenly went off. The fire later spread to a stockpile of crackers kept inside the room.

While the couple died on the spot, two others sustained serious injuries

On being informed, a fire tender and a team of Banamalipur police rushed to the spot and admitted the injured to the primary health centre (PHC) at Athantara.

The roof and walls of the building collapsed under the impact of the explosion, the sources added.





A couple engaged in making firecrackers died in an explosion at Nuasahi of Banamalipur village, on the outskirts of the city.


Another person, seriously injured in the cracker blast, has been admitted to a private hospital in Bhubaneswar.

On the other hand, fire fighters have been engaged to douse the flames

OB Bureau

Recent Posts

Odisha Private Bus Owners Drop Strike Plan After Talks With Govt

Bhubaneswar: The All Odisha Private Bus Owners’ Association on Wednesday announced a complete withdrawal of…

November 29, 2023

Black Panther Spotted In Odisha Forest Again

Bhubaneswar: In a good news for wildlife lovers, a melanistic leopard has been spotted again…

November 29, 2023

Odisha’s IMS And SUM Hospital Celebrates World Movement Disorders Day

Bhubaneswar: The Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital on Wednesday observed World Movement Disorder…

November 29, 2023

Tunnel Collapse: Odisha Labour Minister Meets Rescued Odia Workers In Uttarakhand Hospital

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Labour Minister Sarada Prasad Nayak on Wednesday met five workers hailing from the…

November 29, 2023

Towards A Brighter Tomorrow: India’s G20 Presidency And The Dawn Of A New Multilateralism

By Narendra Modi Today marks 365 days since India assumed the G20 Presidency. It is…

November 29, 2023

CCTV Captures Domestic Help Stealing Cash From House In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A domestic help engaged in a house was found stealing cash from the wardrobe…

November 29, 2023

Man Shot Dead At Ranveer Singh’s Lavish ‘Rocky Aur Rani’ Home

New Delhi: The fancy house where Rocky Randhawa lived in Karan Johar’s Rocky Aur Rani…

November 29, 2023

Retired Paramedical Worker Gets 2-Year Jail Term In Bribery Case In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: A retired paramedical worker was sentenced to rigorous imprisonment (RI) for two years by…

November 29, 2023