Jammu, August 8: In an unfortunate event 12 persons including one small child were injured due to a Cylinder blast at Gorkha Nagar. Gorkha Nagar is a Locality in Jammu City which falls under the postal head office Qilla Bahu and is about 1 km from Transport Nagar.
According to locals, it was a loud bang in their house early morning today when a LPG cylinder had exploded creating panic in the area.
Along with the owners of the house, some members who are living as tenants in the house also received injuries as the explosion was of high intensity. Among the injured is also a girl, Uttara Devi, whose marriage is scheduled today itself.
The injured are receiving treatment at the Government Medical College and Hospital Jammu and their condition is said to be stable according to police. A case has been registered in the matter and an investigation has been taken up.