CHITRAL: A gas cylinder blast in the Ayun area injured eight people, who were shifted to a Peshawar hospital in critical condition as after severe burns local hospitals referred them to Peshawar.
According to the local rescue centre Shakirullah’s family was cooking a meal in the area of Ayun and all family members in the house when the cylinder exploded and caught fire leaving all of them severely burnt and damaging household items.
The local police shifted them to Ayun hospital from where they were to DHQ but due to severe burns they had to be shifted to Peshawar trauma center as they have sustained 60 per cent burns Those who family members who were burnt are Asia bibi, Atiqa Bibi, Shahakeela, Manzoor, Kihkishan and Ayan, Shakir. Meanwhile, while the district administration has announced full support until their recovery.
Published in The Express Tribune, October 3rd, 2019.