The deceased has been identified as Maheshwar Maharana of Barada village under Dhenkanal Sadar police station limits. The two injured, Biren Nayak and Prasanna Kumar Brahma, have been admitted to a hospital.
According to information, the three were carrying crackers in bags when explosion occurred. The critically injured three were rushed to a hospital. However, Maheswar succumbed to the injuries.
A pall of gloom has descended in the village following the sorrowful incident.