6 killed, 19 injured in gas cylinder blast in Rajasthan

After a blast in two cooking gas cylinders, six people were killed and 19 others injured because of leakage at a marriage at Beawar town of Ajmer district on Friday night.

Two children and a woman were included among the six people killed. 

The blast had such an impact that a two-storey house collapsed and the adjoining houses were also damaged in the blast.

The incident occurred when cooks were transferring gas from one cylinder to another.

A few people were reported missing after the blast.

Rescue operation was under way since Friday night, police officer SS Sodha said.

-PTC News