Malkangiri: Two persons were killed and another one was injured after a blast took place in a stone quarry near a hill, two km from the Malkangiri town today.
The deceased have been identified as Babula Hantala and Ram Samarath and the injured one has been identified as Jaga Musaki, all were working as labourers in the store quarry.
According to reports, the incident occurred during a stone blasting near the hill. While the two died on the spot, injured Jaga Musaki has been admitted to hospital for treatment.
Police rushed to the spot and have started an investigation into the incident.