Seven injured in LPG cylinder explosion in Jharkhand

Updated: Nov 15, 2018, 10:08 IST | PTI | Dumka (Jharkhand)

The incident occurred on the first floor of a building at Baganpara locality where a small LPG cylinder exploded causing injuries to six student and a man this afternoon, said Officer-in-charge of Town police station

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Seven persons including six students were injured when an LPG cylinder exploded in Dumka district on Wednesday, police said.

The incident occurred on the first floor of a building at Baganpara locality where a small LPG cylinder exploded causing injuries to six student and a man this afternoon, said Officer-in-charge of Town police station, Debbrat Poddar.

Poddar said fire brigade personnel doused the flame. Police has recovered five small LPG cylinders from the building, he said. District Civil Surgeon Dr Anant Kumar Jha said all the injured were rushed to Sadar Hospital, where they were admitted.

However, two seriously injured girl students were referred to other hospital for better treatment while four girl students and a man were shifted to burn unit of the Sadar Hospital, Jha said.

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