The incident occurred at Balia Bazaar within Sadar police station in Kendrapara. The injured were rushed to the district hospital.
Kendrapada District Magistrate Amrut Rituraja said, "Over 30 people were injured in explosions that took place while a fireworks competition was underway during an immersion procession at Balia Bazaar. All injured were admitted to Kendrapara District Hospital."
(With inputs from ANI)