Bhubaneswar: One person was killed and five others were seriously injured in a fire crackers explosion while they preparing the ecplosives at Bachol village under Bijanjhsarpur police station.
They are preparing the fire crackers in a house when the mishap occurred on Saturday,
The deceased was identified as Ramakant Sahoo (45), who succumbed to critical burn injuries at SCB Medical College Hospital at Cuttack.
The impact of the explosion was so severe that walls of at least six rooms caved in and the roofs blown off.
All the injured were being treated in the same hospital and the condition of one seriously burnt is stated to be serious.
Inquiey into the Misha was continuing, they said. EOM