Eight injured in gas explosion in Rawalpindi

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At least eight members of a family sustained burn injuries in a gas cylinder explosion that took place inside their house in FazalTown phase 2 on Wednesday.

According to police sources, a woman was preparing breakfast in her house when gas cylinder caught fire due to gas leakage after which gas cylinder exploded, injuring eight persons including two women, two children and four men of the family.

After getting information, rescue teams arrived at the incident place and shifted the injured to HolyFamilyHospital for treatment where three of the injured were stated to be in critical condition.