Four injured after gas cylinder explodes in Ghaziabad

Four persons including a minor suffered injury after a cylinder exploded in the kitchen of their residence. The incident took place in the Bihari Colony, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, 15 February 2023.

In a statement, the Assistant Commissioner of Police, Swatantra Singh, told the ANI, that the victims who suffered injuries includes Dhananjay Singh, his wife, his brother-in-law, and his 9-year-old son. The victims were rushed to Safdarjung Hospital, Singh added.

As per the authorities, the incident took place at around 07:15 a.m. when Dhananjay’s wife went to the kitchen to prepare morning tea. The gas in the cylinder was already leaking when the woman went to the kitchen as a result the cylinder blasted leaving the family members injured. The fire Safety Officer and fire team have reached the spot, Singh added.

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