Four members of a family die in cylinder blast
Sitamarhi: Four members of a family, including two minors, have died in an accidental cylinder blast at a home in Paschim Tola in Bihar`s Sitamarhi district, official sources said on Friday .
Sub-divisional Officer (sdo), Pupri, Ujjwal Kumar Sinha said that the accident took place last night when the woman of the house lit the gas-burner resulting in explosion of the cylinder from which gas was leaking.
Wife of Shyam Dutta his daughter-in-law, a grandson and a granddaughter died in the accidental cylinder blast, the SDO said.
The house owner was not at home at the time of mishap that took place at around 30 km from Sitamarhi town.
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