Five of family injured in cylinder blast.


LAHORE -- Five members of a poor family were reportedly injured after a cylinder exploded at their home in the Qila Gujar Singh area on Tuesday. The injured people, including two children and a woman, were rushed to hospital by Rescue 1122.

Condition of Khursheed Bibi (40) was stated to be serious due to 40 percent burns she received after a part of her home caught fire following the blast. According to initial details, the incident occurred when the family was cooking food.

With the explosion, the kitchen and the adjoining room caught fire, leaving little time for the people to escape the fire. Some local...

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