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HindustanTimes Wed,24 Sep 2014

Four killed in Amarnath cylinder explosion

PTI  Srinagar, July 22, 2014
First Published: 11:04 IST(22/7/2014) | Last Updated: 11:24 IST(22/7/2014)

Four persons on Tuesday died when agas cylinder exploded inside a community kitchen at Baltal base camp of Amaranth Yatra in Kashmir's Ganderbal district.

"At around 4.00 am, when the workers of Shiv Shakti Langar started cooking, a gas cylinder exploded and the Langar caught fire. Four relatives of the sewadars (volunteers) of the langar died," a police spokesman said.


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