Four killed in gas cylinder blast in Karachi


MATIARI: At least four laborers died in a gas cylinder blast in New Saidabad of Matiari district, ARY News reported on Tuesday.

According to rescue sources, the gas cylinder blast occurred at an ice factory while workers were carrying out their daily tasks.

As a result, three people died on the spot, while another was critically injured and was shifted to hospital. Later, the injured worker also succumbed to his wounds.

Read more: Gas cylinder blast injures two in Karachi

Soon after the incident, rescue teams reached the spot and cordoned off the area. Meanwhile, police have launched an investigation into the incident.

In November last year, two women lost their lives and 13 others, including women and children, sustained injuries in a gas cylinder explosion in a residential apartment in Karachi s Gulistan-e-Jauhar area.

The blast took place due to a gas leak in a residential apartment near Rado Bakery, killing two women and injuring 13 others. Three more adjacent flats were also badly affected due to the explosion.

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