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Five sustain burn injuries after cooking gas cylinder leaks

PTI  Sitamarhi, January 27, 2011
First Published: 16:24 IST(27/1/2011) | Last Updated: 17:01 IST(30/1/2011)

Five persons suffered serious burn injuries on Thursday after a fire broke out due to leakage in a cooking gas cylinder in a house of Bihar's Sitamarhi district, police said.

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The incident occurred after Md Ekhlaq Hussain's family members put on the burner of the leaking cylinder that caught fire, Nagar police station in-charge Niranjan Prasad said.

Hussain, his wife M Parveen and three others sustained severe burn injuries after being hit by sprinkles of the raging fire, he said.

The injured were rushed to a local hospital where the doctors referred them to Sri Krishna Memorial Hospital at Muzaffarpur.


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