Bhadrak, May 26: A gas cylinder exploded at a quarantine centre in Bhagabindha under Bhandaripokhari block on Tuesday.
The cook has sustained minor injuries in the gas cylinder blast.
According to sources, the LPG cylinder exploded while the cook was preparing food for the inmates of the quarantine centre at around 8pm.
On being informed the Bhandaripokhari fire fighting team rushed to the temporary medical camp doused the blaze. Four gas cylinders ration items and many utensils have been destroyed in the gas cylinder blast.
The Jalamantua sarpanch has also informed the Block Development Officer about the cylinder blast incident.