REASI, Feb 28: Four persons were injured in an accidental LPG cylinder blast in a house at Gadal area of Reasi, here today.
The injured were immediately shifted to the District Hospital Reasi for treatment and their condition was stated to be stable and out of danger.
The cylinder blast took place around 9.10 a.m in the house of Rakesh Thapa, son of Soba Ram, resident of Ward Number 6, Reasi. The cylinder caught fire due to leakage of gas, which led to consequent explosion in which three passerby and owner of the house got injured.
The injured were identified as house owner Rakesh Thapa, Ramesh Kumar (36), son of Jagan Nath, Vikrant Mengi (43), son of Yog Raj, resident of W No 05 Reasi and Rashpaul Singh (45), son of Dowlat Ram of New Basti Reasi.