DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Around 24 mourners were injured on Saturday when a gas cylinder exploded during a funeral at a house located in Dera Ismail Khan.
The injured mostly include women and children, the district police officer told the media. The house is located within the jurisdiction of Cantt police station.
Explosive situation : One dead, a dozen critical after cylinder blast
The mourners were gathered at the house for a funeral, when the house collapsed due to the blast, he added.
According to the hospital management, 10 out of the 24 injured are in critical condition.
Published in The Express Tribune, February 19th, 2017.