Six persons injured in cylinder blast

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RAWALPINDI: At least six persons including a woman and children sustained injuries when a gas cylinder exploded with big bang in a house located here at Girjaghar Road in the wee hour on Saturday.

According to rescue sources, a gas cylinder blew up in a residential house situated at Girjaghar Road of Rawalpindi owing to which fire erupted in the house, destroying a portion of the house.

A rescue team rushed to the blast site and shifted the injured to a nearby hospital, where condition of the injured woman was serious.

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