Monday, Mar 27, 2017

Six killed after house collapsed due to cylinder blast

BAHAWALNAGAR (NNI): At least six people were killed and several others injured when a house collapsed as a result of cylinder blast on circular road Bahawalnagar on Tuesday.

According to details, a part of a building came crashing down following a gas cylinder explosion due to which several people were trapped inside the rubble. The sound of massive explosion was heard in the far-off areas as well.  A vehicle also thoroughly damaged in the incident. The rescue teams and locals reached the place of accident and recovered the bodies underneath the rubbles.

However, six people including two children died while 15 people were also reported to have been injured in the explosion. The casualties in the incident were rushed to DHQ hospital immediately after the incident. Those deceased in cylinder blast included five-year-old Beenish, ten-year-old Zaheer, Muneera Bibi, Atia and Goshi.

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