Bhubaneswar: In a sorrowful incident, two persons were killed as a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinder exploded in the Marine Staff Camp Office premisesat Mahakalpada Kharanasi in Kendrapara district early this morning.
The two deceased were identified as speed boat technicians, PC Samantray and Sushant Sahu. Samantray is a resident of Nayagarh district.
According to reports, the cylinder caught fire during cooking this morning. Samanray and Sahu received critical injures. They were rushed to Mahakalpada hospital. However, they succumbed to injures during treatment.
cThe incident has spread a shockwave in the area. Police have reached the spot and started investigation.