NewDelhi: (17/07/2019) The LPG cylinders have earned a bad name since the explosions and fires are attributed to these and we often hear of explosions and fire accidents in homes in India involving domestic LPG cylinders.
On Wednesday, Five people, including a five-year-old girl, were injured after a cylinder exploded in Moti Nagar’s area of West Delhi on Wednesday.
The injured have been identified as Mohammad Chhotu, 45, Samoa Begum, 40, Mohammad Shahban, 25, Muskan, 5, and Mohammad Sadiq, 24, police said.
Fire officials said they received a call about the blast around 8.20 am.
“Six fire tenders were rushed to the spot. The injured were admitted to a nearby hospital. Three persons have been referred to Safdarjung Hospital,” a fire official said.
“We are trying to find out the exact cause of the cylinder blast. An FIR under appropriate sections is being registered,” said Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Monika Bhardwaj.