Newly-wed groom dies as wedding gift explodes

A newly-wed groom and his grandmother were killed after a wedding gift they received exploded. The bride survived with injuries

The blast took place at Patnagarh in Odisha’s Bolangir district in India.

Witnesses said the couple received the bomb as a wedding gift during their marriage on February 18. It reportedly exploded when they opened it at their house.

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.

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