In another incident, four members of a family were charred to death when a cooking gas cylinder exploded in Jahangirpuri's JJ colony at 9:10pm on Friday. Cylinder exploded in the house of one Sadanand. His wife and three children were charred to death.
"There was a leakage in the cylinder which led to the blast. Five fire tenders rushed to the spot and it took over three hours to douse the blaze," a fire department officer said.