Kendrapara firecracker mishap: Man succumbs during treatment, many battling for life; 3 arrested

When contacted, SDPO, Jayant Mahapatra informed that there will be many other arrests soon.

Injured persons being admitted to hospital

Just two days after a firecracker mishap during an immersion ceremony in Kendrapara left as many as 40 people injured, an under-treatment patient succumbed to the burn injuries late Friday night.

The deceased has been identified as Uday Bhoi. He was under treatment at SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.