Balangir (Odisha), Sep 15 (PTI) Three persons were injured in a minor blast at the ordnance factory at Badmal in Odisha’s Balangir district today.

The incident took place inside the factory during routine explosive disposal operation, official sources said.

Some employees were conducting the routine exercise of disposing the rejected ammunition of the factory’s 15 units when some materials burst, they said.

The injured were shifted to the VSS Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) at Burla, they said.

Their condition was stated to be stable, doctors attending on them and officials said.

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