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explosion during arrow-making; 3 seriously injured, transferred to major medical facilities

Sarojini Bishi

Jajpur: Explosion while making arrows. 3 people were seriously injured. Such an incident happened in Khosalpur village under Kuakhia police station of Jajpur district. It has been reported that Siddheshwar Pagada Dhaneshwar Pagada and Om Prakash Jena were seriously injured in the arrow blast.

All the seriously injured were taken to the Madhuban group health center. After primary treatment, they have been shifted to Cuttack General Hospital. However, Kuakhia police received information about the incident and went to the hospital and Khosalpur village and started investigation.

However, no complaint has been filed in the police station regarding the incident. SI Hemlata Das said that even if the victim’s family insists, the police will proceed with the case. Illegal arrow making is going on in this village throughout the year. There is an allegation that such incidents happen because the police know everything and do not take any action.

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