29 March 2019
Puri: A man was killed in an explosion while making firecrackers at Kamasasan village under Kerandipur gram panchayat of Puri district on Friday. The deceased have been identified as Rajat Parida.
Reportedly, Rajat is an electrician by profession and also used to make crackers and sell them for a living. He was making crackers in his house today morning when one of them went off causing a huge explosion in which he lost his life.
The explosion was so intense that Rajat's house caught fire and it also engulfed his neighbour's house. Later, fire brigade arrived at the spot and doused the flames and Rajat's body was sent for post-mortem to Puri hospital.