Man dies in mobile phone blast in Paradip
Bhubaneswar: A 22-year-old man died after his mobile phone exploded while charging in Jagatsinghpur district, police said on Monday.
The mobile phone exploded, which was being charged, while the youth was sleeping in a room in Paradip on Sunday night.
The deceased has been identified as Kuna Pradhan, a native of Ranpur village of Nayagarh district.
He was engaged as a labourer in the construction of Jagannath temple in Paradip. The temple is being constructed by the Jagannath Truck Owners’ Association.
President of the association, Chhaila Chandra Jena, said he rushed to the spot after getting information around 5 am and informed the police.
Jagatsinghpur police registered a case and sent the body for post-mortem.