J&K : Gas cylinder blast inside MLA’s residence, daughter received 70 percent burn injuries

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Daughter of sitting MLA Asgar Ali Karbali suffered 70 percent burn injuries in an accidental gas cylinder blast at her Gandi Nagar, Jammu residence last night.

A government official told news agency GNS that the daughter of the MLA was immediately evacuated to JMC for treatment. The girl received 70 percent burn injuries due to the blast.

Minister for Revenue, Hajj & Auqaf, Parliamentary Affairs, Abdul Rehman Veeri today informed the House that the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has directed for taking all possible steps for providing better medical treatment to the daughter of sitting MLA Asgar Ali Karbalie who was injured due to accidental blast of Gas Cylinder at her residence on Friday night.

The Minister was replying to a point of information raised by MLA Gool Aijaz Ahmad Khan in the House.

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The Minister for Health and Medical Education, Bali Bhagat also informed the House about the incident and said that as soon as he heard about the accident, he immediately visited the hospital to meet the patient and enquired about the health conditions of the girl. He said 70 percent of the body of the victim has been burnt due to Gas Cylinder blast.

He said the government will arrange an Air Ambulance to shift the patient to Delhi for specialized medical treatment and assured the House that better medical treatment will be provided to the patient and that he is personally monitoring it. (GNS)

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