01 September 2019
Kendrapada: Two former Naval personnel were killed in LPG cylinder blast at Kharinasi village under Jambu Marine Police limits here on Sunday.
The deceased have been identified as Prakash Samantaray of Nayagarh district and Sushant Sahu of Ganjam district. Both of them worked as contractual boat operators for Jambu Marine Police after their retirement from the Indian Navy.
The duo was preparing food in their quarter when the explosion occurred. The cause of explosion is yet to be ascertained. A probe has been initiated.