Mumbai: Cylinder blast in Dharavi leaves at least 15 injured; five critical

ANIUpdated: Sunday, August 29, 2021, 04:19 PM IST
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Mumbai: As many as 15 people were injured after an LPG cylinder exploded in Dharavi area of Mumbai on Sunday. Out of the 14 injured, five are critical having suffered 70 per cent burn injuries.

The injured have been rushed to Sion Hospital said Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).

BMC informed that the incident happened around 12:28 pm, a gas cylinder exploded in a house at Shahu Nagar, Kamla Nagar Opposite Mubarak Hotel, Dharavi. The Mumbai Fire Brigade (MFB) rushed to the spot after getting the information. The fire was extinguished at 12:43 pm.

Earlier BMC reported that 5 people were injured, later on, the number of people injured increased to 15.

Further information is awaited.

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