Bhubaneswar: In a tragic mishap, a woman and her son died and two others of a family sustained critical injuries as an LPG cylinder exploded in their house at Gayatrinagar in Brahmapur city this morning.
The deceased were identified as Santoshini Panda and her four-year-old son Madhab Panda.
According to reports, the gas cylinder caught fire and exploded during cooking this morning. All four family persons present in the house received critical injuries. Neighbours rushed them to the MKCG Medical College and Hospital where Santoshini and Madhab succumbed to injuries.
Meanwhile, two others have been shifted to Bhubaneswar, according to reports.