LAHORE: Two members of a family died while four others were injured in a gas cylinder blast in a house on the Kamahan Road.

All of them suffered multiple burns when a fire erupted in a portion of the house shortly after the blast, an official of Rescue 1122 said. One person died on the spot while the other succumbed to his injuries in hospital.

The deceased were identified as Samina (22) and her cousin Allah Ditta (4). The injured were identified as Fareed Ahmad, the head of the family, Rani Bibi (35), Aftab (18) and Areeba (8). The injured are under treatment at the Lahore General Hospital.

The Rescue 1122 officials said the cause of incident was yet to be ascertained.

Published in Dawn, May 24th, 2020