Gas cylinder explosion kills child, injures 20 others in Turbat.


A gas cylinder explosion and the fire that followed at a snack shop in Balochistan's Turbat area on Wednesday claimed the life of a school-going child while injuring 20 other people, Balochistan Information Minister Zahoor Buleedi confirmed. According to Makran Division Commissioner Sudal Loni, the explosion sparked a blaze which engulfed a nearby school van.

Five of the severely injured children were transferred to Karachi via a special PIA flight but one of them died en route. Following the incident, Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan expressed grief and concerns over the incident and directed the local administration to provide the...

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