Pregnant woman critical in fire mishap in Balasore


Balasore: A pregnant woman sustained critical burn injuries after her saree caught fire in Nilagiri of Balasore district last night.

The woman identified as Kosalya (26), wife of Suresh Miridia, received 75 per cent burn injuries in the mishap and is undergoing treatment at Balasore hospital.

According to sources, the woman was seated in front of an open coal fire to keep herself warm when her saree caught fire.

She was initially rescued and rushed to Nilagiri hospital and later shifted to Balasore hospital after health condition deteriorated.

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