FAISALABAD: Police officials said on Sunday that five people were injured in a cylinder explosion in Chak 67-JB. The men were identified as Abu Bakar, Khalil Ahmad, Abdur Rehman, Muhammad Owais and Abdul Haq. They were filling a gas cylinder when the incident happened. They were taken to Allied Hospital. One of the injured men was in critical condition. Thikriwala Investigation Officer Abdus Sattar Niazi told The Express Tribune that one Gulfam Ahmad had established an illegal gas filling plant at his house. He said that Ahmad had been running the business for a few months. A case has been registered against the owner who remains at large.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 28th, 2014.