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One killed in oxygen cylinder explosion in Lal Nagar Chanapora

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By: Wani Fazil VOV


In a shocking incident a person was killed in an oxygen cylinder blast at Lal Nagar locality of Chanapora on Monday. According to the police and reports the person identified as Kaiser Ahmad was seriously injured when the oxygen cylinder exploded in his shop.

Although the locals immediately rushed him to the hospital in an injured condition, he succumbed to his injuries and his death has shocked the locality.

Official sources told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that a 55-year-old man identified as Qaisar Ahmad Naqashbandi resident of Budshah Nagar was injured critically when an oxygen cylinder exploded in  his shop.

They said he was shifted to nearby Florence Hospital where doctors declared him brought dead.

Meanwhile, local police has reached the spot and started investigations in the matter.

With KNO inputs

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