Fire: Woman dies, Hubby critical after sustaining burn injuries

Kendrapara: A woman was charred to death, while her husband was injured after being trapped in a fire at Aradapalli village under Pattamundai police limits in Kendrapara district.

The deceased was identified as Bandita Mallick, wife of Sailendra Mallick.

According to sources, Bandita sustained burn injuries while attempting to save her husband from the fire.

Both were admitted to Pattamundai hospital and later shifted to SCB Hospital in Cuttack as their health condition deteriorated. While Bandita succumbed to her injuries, her husband is in a critical state.

Meanwhile, the exact cause behind the fire is yet to be known.

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