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MH-GIRL-CYLINDER BLAST


PTI mumbai India
Updated: 04-01-2019 00:07 IST

A four-year-old girl died and a

man received injuries when a cooking gas cylinder exploded in

a house here Thursday evening and led to a fire, said a civic

official.

The incident took place at 5.21 pm in a `chawl'

(tenement) in Kranti Nagar, suburban Kurla, when the LPG

cylinder suddenly exploded and caused a minor fire in and

around the house, the official from the Disaster Management

Unit of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said.

"Our fire brigade jawans reached the spot and

extinguished the flames by 5.55 pm," the official said.

Two people - a four-year-old girl, Anushka Chaurasia,

and one Ravi Parmar (21) received injuries in the blast and

the subsequent fire, he said.

Both were taken to nearby Rajawadi Hospital where the

gril was declared brought dead, the official said.

The condition of Parmar is stable," he added.

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