POONCH: At least four persons sustained critical injuries in a gas cylinder blast after a fire erupted in a residential house in Qazi Mora in Poonch district this morning, officials said.
The officials told that information was received this morning about the breaking out of fire in a house belonging to one Qamar Din at Qazi Mora.
“Soon after the receipt of this information police party rushed on the spot during the course of enquiry preliminary it has been found that it was due to leakage of cylinder”, the officials said adding in the course of ongoing blaze a gas cylinder exploded causing grievous injuries to four persons.
Identifying the injured persons as, Hasham Mair son of Niaz Mair resident of Bihar, Suraj Patil son of Ram Patil resident of Bihar, Mohd Shaid son of Mohd Sadiq resident of Qazi Mora and Javid son of Mohd Ahmed from UP, the officials further said that all the injured persons have been shifted to District Hospital Poonch for treatment.
More details awaited. (GNS)