6 injured in fire at rice mill in Jeypore

Jeypore: Six persons were severely injured as fire broke out in a rice mill at Kanga under Jeypore block of Koraput district late night on Thursday.

The injured were initially admitted to the Jeypore sub-divisional hospital for treatment.

But, four of them with 50% burn injuries shifted to the district hospital as their condition deteriorated, doctor of the sub-divisional hospital said.

Notably, the boiler of the rice mill exploded causing the fire at the unit.