Mumbai At least eight people were injured when a gas cylinder exploded in a house on Gajdar Road in Mumbai’s Bandra West on Saturday. BMC Disaster Control gave this information on Saturday.
The incident occurred when around 6.15 am, a cooking gas stove suddenly exploded with a loud noise and the house caught fire.
Despite Mumbai Fire Brigade reaching the spot, the flames engulfed electrical wiring, fittings and installations, clothes and other items.
After about half an hour, the fire brigade managed to control the fire and the victims were taken to BMC’s Bhabha Hospital.
He has been identified as 53-year-old Nikhil J. Das, 38-year-old Rakesh R. Sharma, 65-year-old Anthony P. Thengal, 54-year-old Kalicharan M. Kanojia and 31-year-old Shanali Z. Siddiqui is cast as 50-year-old Shamsher, 32-year-old Sangeeta and 45-year-old Sita.
In a medical update, the BMC said the condition of all the victims was stable, while Sita, who suffered minor injuries, refused to be admitted to hospital and the cause of the blast was being investigated.