NOWSHERA: At-least three people were killed and three were injured in two gas-related mishaps in Nowshera district on Tuesday.
The first incident occurred in Hakeemabad area where two persons died due to the accumulation of gas in a poultry farm.
Rescue sources said the accumulation of toxic gas emitted by the electric generator inside a room of a poultry form killed two workers of the poultry farm.
The deceased were identified as 25-year-old Tariq Umar and 26-year-old Fazlullah. The bodies were taken to District Headquarters Hospital, Nowshera.
In another incident, a rickshaw driver died and three children were injured when a gas cylinder fitted in the rickshaw exploded.
Police said the CNG cylinder of the rickshaw exploded when the driver was filling gas in a CNG station.
The injured children were also taken to the District Headquarters Hospital in the vicinity.