Two people were killed in LPG cylinder blast in Karwal Nagar in Delhi on October 8. The incident happened around 10 in the morning. The explosion took place inside a house when the resident was installing a new cylinder. The blast was so massive that the two people present inside the structure suffered severe burns and died on the spot.
As soon as the blast was reported the fire tenders were immediately informed and hence they rushed to the spot. Police officials were also present on the spot to control the situation.
According to the sources, an assistant was called for installing the cylinder in the house at that time a lady with her daughter was present inside the structure. The assistant was filling the smaller cylinder using a 14.2kg cylinder however the gas leaked and the two cylinders exploded at a time. As the mother and daughter were standing next to the cylinder, both of them died on the spot suffering severe injuries whereas the assistant suffered 50 per cent burns in this incident.
Three of them were taken to the hospital immediately where the two were declared dead and the serviceman was under treatment. The house was damaged however the blast did not cause any damage to the neighbour’s house, sources further revealed.
According to the police officials who were present on the spot, the exact cause behind the explosion is ascertained yet. The concerned authorities have registered a case as the explosion caused death due to the negligence however the crime and forensics team was called on the spot to collect the evidence.
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