More Then 20 Died In Gas Cylinder Explosion: More then 20 people feared dead when a gas cylinder exploded at a restaurant in Madhya Pradesh.
More than 20 people were killed and many were injured when a Gas cylinder blasted in Madhya Pradesh.
According to the sources a cooking gas cylinder have been exploded on Saturday at a restaurant in Madhya Pradesh’s Jhabua district killing atleast 20 people and left many with serious injuries.
According to the report given by sub divisional officer of police (SDOP) AR Khan, the blast has took place at around 8:30 am in a building where the restaurant is located in Petlawad town, which is about 60 kms from the district head quarters.
More than 20 people were feared dead in the blast and many were injured. Many were suspected to be trapped under the debris and it is becoming difficult to ascertain the exact number of casualities and deaths.
The injured were shifted to the hospitals for immediate treatment and bodies of the died were sent to the post mortem. Due to the gas cylinder explosion the nearby buildings of the restaurant have also been damaged badly.
The officials have launched rescue operations in the spot immediately. State Tribal Welfare Minister Antar Singh Arya is expected to reach the site soon.