8 injured as gas cylinder blasts at house in Panchkula

PTI
Published Oct 19, 2017, 11:55 am IST
Updated Oct 19, 2017, 11:55 am IST
The blast was so intense that the house collapsed and the window panes of about 20 houses adjacent to it were damaged, police said.
The blast took place late Wednesday night due to a leak in a cooking gas cylinder, police said. (Representational Image)
 The blast took place late Wednesday night due to a leak in a cooking gas cylinder, police said. (Representational Image)

Panchkula: A blast at a house, in Panchkula, due to a leak in a cooking gas cylinder left at least eight people injured, the police said, on Thursday.

The blast was so intense that the house collapsed and the window panes of about 20 houses adjacent to it were damaged, they said.

The blast took place late Wednesday night due to a leak in a cooking gas cylinder, police said.

The injured have been hospitalised in Chandigarh and are at the civil hospital in Panchkula.

Four injured admitted in Chandigarh have received serious burn injuries, police said.

The family members residing in the house had gone to a market when the incident took place, they said.

Some passers-by were also injured in the incident.

Location: India, Haryana




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