Sambalpur: A youth received critical injuries after his mobile battery exploded while being charged. The incident took place at Dangasanadihi village under Kuchinda police limits in Sambalpur district.
According to sources, the victim identified as Dushmanata Kharsel was placing the cell-phone battery after removing it from the mobile phone, when it went off.
The blast was so intense that Dushmanata sustained critical injuries.
He was initially rushed to Kuchinda sub-divisional hospital and later to Burla hospital where doctors stated his health condition to be critical.