Uttar Pradesh: Watchman charred to death in LPG cylinder blast

The gas cylinder exploded owing to the heat generated by the heater.

Published: 28th February 2021 04:28 PM  |   Last Updated: 28th February 2021 04:28 PM   |  A+A-


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PILBHIT: A watchman was charred to death in an LPG cylinder blast while he was sleeping in his room at a colony here on Sunday morning, police said.

Sungarhi police station SHO Indrakant Dwivedi said Kallu (35), a watchman at Vasundhara Colony, was sleeping at his room located near the gate of the colony with an electric heater on.

The gas cylinder exploded owing to the heat generated by the heater.

"Kallu was burnt to death," the SHO said, adding the body has been sent for a post-mortem examination.


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