Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh: Gas cylinder explosion leaves 3 dead and 7 injured.
According to the police report, three persons died and seven sustained major injuries in a gas cylinder explosion yesterday at a building in Aligarh’s Delhi Gate area.
While briefing to media, Chandra Bhushan Singh, the District Magistrate, said, “ An old building in Aligarh’s Delhi Gate area was severely damaged after a gas cylinder exploded causing three deaths while seven people were left severely injured. Plastic toys were apparently being manufactured in the building when the cylinder exploded”.
The injured people were immediately taken to the hospital.
The District Magistrate told the newsmen, “ Chief Minister has been informed about the incident, rescue operations are underway to rescue anyone still under the debris of the building”.