Kujanga cracker death toll mounts to four

Kujanga: One of the men who suffered injury in cracker blast died at SCB medical college hospital here today. With this, the death toll in the cracker blast that occurred at Kujanga in Jagatsinghpur district mounted to four while four others are still undergoing treatment here.

Rahas Jena (35) battling with nearly 50 percent burn injuries died early today. He was admitted here after the incident on November 16. Earlier three persons, including a 12-year-old boy, who also sustained severe injuries died on separate days. At least eight persons were injured when crackers laden in a truck in which they were travelling had exploded near Kujanga bazar.