5 dead in Multan as LPG cylinder explodes in vehicle

Published July 2, 2017
A family was travelling from Layyah to Multan when an LPG cylinder in their vehicle burst. ─ DawnNews
A family was travelling from Layyah to Multan when an LPG cylinder in their vehicle burst. ─ DawnNews

At least five people died and 24 others were injured when a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinder in a vehicle burst into flames on Multan's Head Muhammad Wala bridge on Sunday, rescue sources told DawnNews.

A wagon carrying at least 30 passengers travelling from Layyah to Multan was engulfed in flames when the cylinder burst, the sources said, adding that the casualties include women and children.

All burn victims have been taken to Nishtar Hospital Multan, the sources said.

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