1 dead, 2 injured in gas cylinder blast in Bandipora village

BANDIPORA — One person was killed while two were injured in cylinder blast of a house in Kudara village of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Thursday, while house was also damaged, officials said here.

An official told the news agency Kashmir News Observer that the blast took place inside the house of Mohammad Shafi, leading to onspot death one person and injuries to two others.

He said that the house also got damaged in the incident.

The official said that following the incident injured were rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Incharge BMO Bandipora, Dr Fayaz Ahmad said that two people including a minor with burn injuries were brought to PHC Chuntimulla and they are being treated there.

He identified the deceased as Sajad Ahmad Khan son of Faroz Ahmad Khan (19). — (KNO)