LPG cylinder blast injures 14 in Bajaur

Published December 4, 2021
Rescue officials said the incident occurred at a shop in Mato Chinagai area, when the shopkeeper was busy cooking. — Dawn/File
Rescue officials said the incident occurred at a shop in Mato Chinagai area, when the shopkeeper was busy cooking. — Dawn/File

BAJAUR: Fourteen persons suffered burns in a gas cylinder explosion in Mamond tehsil of Bajaur tribal district on Thursday evening, Rescue 1122 officials said.

They said the incident occurred at a shop in Mato Chinagai area, when the shopkeeper was busy cooking. They said fourteen people, who were in and outside the shop at the time of explosion, were wounded.

The victims, which included a woman and a child, were shifted to the District Headquarters Hospital, Khar, in Rescue 1122 ambulances.

Three of the injured were later shifted to a burns centre in Peshawar in serious condition.

District police officer Abdul Samad Khan and assistant commissioner Hamza Khan visited the hospital and directed the medical superintendent to ensure best treatment of the injured.

Published in Dawn, December 4th, 2021

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