Sundargarh: A woman was killed while her husband and six-month-old child were injured after a television exploded in their house at Lahandabuda village under Dharuadihi police limits in Sundargarh district.
The deceased was identified as Bobby Naik.
According to sources, the incident occurred last evening while the family including Bobby, her husband Dileswar Naik and daughter were watching television when the electronic device exploded due to an electrical short circuit.
The trio sustained critical injuries in the mishap. Hearing the noise, neighbours rushed to their help. On being informed, police reached the spot. However, Bobby had succumbed to her injuries by then.
Dileswar Naik and daughter have been admitted to the Ispat General Hospital (IGH) in Rourkela for treatment, sources said.