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Blast in oxygen cylinder in Jaunpur, eight dead, several injured

At Least Eight People Were Killed In A Massive Blast In An Oxygen Cylinder In Uttar Pradesh's Jaunpur District.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Abhinav Gupta | Updated on: 28 Mar 2019, 09:18:02 PM
Blast in oxygen cylinder in Jaunpur, eight dead, several injured

New Delhi:

At least eight people were killed while several others injured in a massive blast in an oxygen cylinder in Uttar Pradesh's Jaunpur district. 

The incident took place in Line Bazaar area near Matapur town at around 5 pm today. The cause of the incident is unknown.

Fire tenders and medical services were rushed to the spot and rescue operations are currently underway. The ciity administration also reached the spot immediately after the blast. 

According to reports, while one died on the spot, seven others, who were rushed to the nearby hospital, succumbed to their injuries. 

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First Published : 28 Mar 2019, 07:37:01 PM

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