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The gift package was given to the couple on their wedding reception by an unidentified person. Photo: NDTV

Indian groom killed in Odisha after wedding gift explodes

WT24 Desk

A newly married man and his grandmother were killed in India when a wedding gift they were opening exploded.

The incident took place in Odisha’s Bolangir district on Friday, just five days after their wedding, reports NDTV.

The police are trying to identify who gave the package to the couple at their reception ceremony on Wednesday and what kind of explosive was used in the incident. The gift package that was brought home after the reception, exploded when they opened it, the police said.

The wife of the man who was also severely injured in the explosion at their residence is still undergoing treatment at a government hospital in Burla, reports Indian news portal NDTV.Patnagarh Sub-Divisional Police Officer Sesadeva Bariha had said, “The police have collected evidence and an investigation is on.”

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