LPG cylinder explodes after leakage in Wathoda

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 11 Oct 2017 09:41:23


 

Staff Reporter,

A family living in the Wathoda area had a narrow escape when a domestic LPG cylinder leaked and exploded on Tuesday evening. A wall and concrete pillars of the house collapsed after the explosion.


According to information, Nandu Bhoyar, a resident of Bhavani Nagar was connecting an LPG cylinder to gas stove at evening hours. Soon after he opened the cap of the cylinder, the cylinder starts leaking of gas.

The leakage was so forceful and Nandu was unable to close the cap. Fearing for life, the family members immediately went out of the house and the cylinder exploded within a minute. Front wall and two pillars of the house collapsed after the explosion. Hundreds of onlookers gathered at the spot after the accident.