One dead, four scorched badly in cylinder blast


Head of a family died, while his wife and three children sustained severe injuries in a cylinder blast in Khanna Dak area here on Saturday.

The incident occurred at 7 am. The man named Aziz died on the spot whereas his wife and children were scorched badly. All the four wounded were shifted to burn centre of PIMS hospital in critical condition.

Moreover, the house also endured great damage from the blast.

The scorched woman and girls are under treatment at burn unit of the hospital and according to hospital sources their condition is serious.