Four killed in cylinder blast in Lahore

Locals said the sound of the explosion was so intense that the roof of kitchen was completely damaged


Our Correspondent November 30, 2017
PHOTO: REUTERS

BHAKKAR: Four people were killed when a cylinder exploded in Bhakkar on Wednesday. Rescue 1122 officials said Khadeeja, a resident of Mohalla Kathanwala, was cooking food on a stove in kitchen when the cylinder exploded.

Two children among four killed in Bhakkar gas cylinder blast

As a result, 34-year-old Khadeeja Bibi, Shamim Bibi, 30, Musa, 7 and Faheem, 5, died on the spot. However, owner of the house Naseer, 40, was also injured in the incident. Locals said the sound of the explosion was so intense that the roof of kitchen was completely damaged.

Published in The Express Tribune, November 30th, 2017.

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