2 minor boys injured as unexploded crackers go off in Puri
KalingaTV News Network
Puri: At least two minor boys sustained serious burn injuries while trying to burst unexploded crackers at their house in Torana village under Brahmagiri block in the district on Thursday.
The injured minor duo has been identified as Suman Bhoi (11) and Sameer Bhoi (8), sons of Upen Bhoi of the same village.
The victims had collected some unexploded crackers from somewhere in the morning and were later busy in warming those by putting into a hearth when the mishap took place. Some flash powders spilled out of the crackers and fell into hearth causing an explosion and inflicting burn injury on their faces.
Family members rushed the duo to Puri DHH for treatment immediately after the incident where their condition is stated to be critical.
Police have reached the spot and started investigation.