One person died and nine others were injured in a fire at a petrol station near Rajbhavan in Odisha.
In Bhuvaneshwar, Orissa, a fire broke out at the Indian Oil petrol station near Rajbhavan yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon.
Upon learning of this, police rushed to the spot with fire engines to control the blaze.
However, Commissioner of Police Sarangi said that 9 people were injured in the fire. While the injured were admitted to the hospital, only two were admitted to the intensive care unit and were being treated.
Sathya Naik, 37, who was admitted to Cuttack Hospital with 60 percent burns, died this morning.
Another 40-year-old Ripu Daman has been admitted to the Lucknow Hospital under intensive care. Doctors said they could tell his condition after 72 hours.
Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has ordered an immediate inquiry into the petrol station fire.