LAHORE: At least three people were injured after a cylinder exploded at a petrol station in the Chauburji area of the provincial capital on Tuesday.
As per the details, a cylinder filled with compressed natural gas (CNG) exploded at a petrol station located near the Miani Sahib Graveyard on Bahawalpur Road.
Rescue teams rushed to the site of the blast and shifted the injured to a nearby hospital while police units cordoned off the area.
The injured were identified as Farhan, Nasir and Fahad.
The petrol station, a mosque, several vehicles as well as nearby buildings, including the adjacent Surayya Azeem Hospital, were also damaged due to the impact. Shattered glass could be seen all over the area.
No loss of lives was reported in the incident.