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LPG cyclinder blast leaves two injured

A mother and her son suffered burn injuries after a fire broke out due to leakage into an LPG cylinder at their home in Jalandhar Cantonment on Wednesday morning.

punjab Updated: Jan 22, 2014 19:12 IST
HT correspondent
HT correspondent
Hindustan Times

A mother and her son suffered burn injuries after a fire broke out due to leakage into an LPG cylinder at their home in Jalandhar Cantonment on Wednesday morning.

The injured have been identified as Geeta Devi (42) and her son Jugal Kishore (22). They have been admitted into the trauma ward of civil hospital where their conditions were said to be out of danger.

Geeta's daughter Neetu said her mother and brother had gathered around a bonfire on a brazier in the house and suddenly a blast had occurred due to leakage in the LPG cylinder in the kitchen at around 10am.

The neighbours informed the police and took the injured to civil hospital.
Doctors at the trauma ward said both the injured have suffered around 10% burn injuries.

First Published: Jan 22, 2014 18:51 IST