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37 injured in cylinder blasts in Kishtwar village

india Updated: Nov 27, 2013 20:24 IST
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37 people were injured, two critically, in a twin cylinder blast at a wedding function at Ghali Garh village, 20 km from Kishtwar town, on Wednesday afternoon.


"The critically injured were airlifted to Jammu medical college, while 13 others were sent by road," said Kishtwar deputy commissioner Baseer Khan.

Police said Kant Ram, whose son Kewa Krishan was getting married, had kept 5kg gas cylinders at his house. One of the cylinders started leaking and later exploded, the impact making another cylinder kept nearby explode.