Kolkata, Jun 13 UNI | 1 month ago

Three people, including a child, were killed and 13 others injured when a house caught fire following the explosion of an LPG cylinder in the city's Par Circus area today.

Police said the three succumbed to their injuries while ten of those injured were struggling for life at the hospital.

The deceased were identified as Tahid(3), Mujib(17) and Sabbir Ali(35).

Police said the accident occurred as the LPG cylinder was leaking.

The injured were admitted to the Chittaranjan National Medical College where doctors said 10 of them sustained 75-90 per cent burn injuries.

(Posted on 14-06-2014)