Jajpur: At least three Odia youths who were working in a cotton mill in Ahmedabad of Gujarat died yesterday in a gas cylinder blast.
According to sources the gas tank inside the Lotus Cotton mill caught fire leading to the mishap. The deceased workers have been identified as Dayanidhi Khuntia, Chinmay Khuntia and Kamesh Singh. All are residents of Karabi Bazaar area under Jajpur police limits. They had been working in Ahmedabad for the past 3 years.
The bodies of the deceased are supposed to be brought back to their native places today.