Mumbai: Cylinder blast at Old Passport Office in Worli, one injured

Updated: 18 September, 2020 11:50 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Mumbai

According to reports, a woman sustained minor injuries and was rushed to the hospital for treatment

Cylinder blast at Old Passport Building in Worli. Pic/Ashish Raje
Cylinder blast at Old Passport Building in Worli. Pic/Ashish Raje

A fire broke out in an air conditioner duct at old passport office (Manish Commercial Centre) in Worli Annie Besant Road on Friday, which led to a cylinder blast, said Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).

old passport buildingCylinder blast in Worli. Pic/Ashish Raje

According to reports, a woman sustained minor injuries and was rushed to the hospital for treatment.

A team of fire tenders reached the spot and is assessing the damage as part of the building collapsed due to the blast.

"Our two fire engines are there with divisional fire officer and assistant divisional fire officer. No casualty has been reported yet but teams are still assessing the situation," informed an official.

More details are awaited.

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First Published: 18 September, 2020 11:10 IST

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