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Delhi: 4 dead, 1 injured in cylinder blast at house in Farsh Bazaar

Delhi Fire Services officials said the incident took place around 12.15 am inside a house after the gas from the cylinder leaked and it exploded.

By: Express News Service | Delhi |
June 30, 2021 8:57:28 am
A part of the roof collapsed after the blast.

Four people died and another person was injured after an LPG cylinder exploded inside a house in Delhi’s Farsh Bazaar early on Wednesday.

Delhi Fire Services officials said the incident took place around 12.15 am inside a house after the gas from the cylinder leaked and it exploded.

Atul Garg, DFS Chief said a total of nine fire tenders were rushed to the spot. Firemen immediately removed five people from the house and rushed them to the hospital where four people were declared dead and one person was found to have sustained 25% burn injuries on their body.

The deceased were identified as Munni Devi (45) and her three sons Naresh (22), Om Prakash( 20) and Suman (18). The injured person, Lal Chand (29) has been shifted to Hedgewar Hospital.

Garg said, “ The four people died due to smoke inhalation while Chand is undergoing treatment. The blast was inside a home, part of which was also used as a shop which has cylinders.” A part of the roof collapsed after the blast.

A probe will be conducted in the matter.

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