J&K: Man killed in gas cylinder explosion

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BANDIPORA: One person was killed after a gas cylinder exploded at a house in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on late Thursday.

Reports said that a gas cylinder blast rocked the house of Abdul Salam Najar son of Fata Najar resident of Chana Mohalla Inderkote Sumbal in Bandipora district late this evening.

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Reports said in the incident an 80- year old man who was identified as Ghulam Ahmad Najar son of Ghulam Mohammad Najar died while the kitchen where gas cylinder blast took place was completely damaged.

A senior police official also confirmed the incident to the news agency and said soon after information was received a team of fire tenders, police reached the spot and put the fire under control.