MOHSINWAL: Seven children were injured after the cylinder of a balloon seller exploded on Monday. According to police officials, the balloon seller has been arrested and the injured children have been admitted to the hospital. Chicha Watani resident Abdul Ghafoor was selling balloons at Adda Mohsinwal on Monday, when the gas cylinder exploded and several children were severely injured. Mian Channu Saddar police arrested Abdul Ghafoor and has sent the children to the DHQ Hospital. The injured children include Athar, Muhammad Sunni, Arsalan, Umar, Muhammad Usman, Subhan, and Muhammad Asif. A case has been registered against the balloon seller and he is in police custody.
Published in The Express Tribune, September 6th, 2011.