Three killed in power generator blast in Bhubaneswar


Three people were killed and four others severely injured when a power generator exploded at a restaurant in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday, police said.

The blast took place in Khandagiri area. Two people died on the spot while one succumbed to his injuries at a hospital. One was a security guard and two were employees of the restaurant.

Quoting witnesses, Bhubaneswar’s Deputy Commissioner of Police Satyabrat Bhoi said the blast occurred when a firecracker burst near the generator set at the Seven Miles restaurant.

The injured were rushed to the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.