One killed, 8 injured in cylinder explosion in Gurgaon

One person was killed, while eight others sustained injuries after a gas cylinder exploded in a color dye factory in Bhora Kalan area here on Friday.

Last Updated: Jul 26, 2013, 23:24 PM IST

Gurgaon: One person was killed, while eight others sustained injuries after a gas cylinder exploded in a color dye factory in Bhora Kalan area here on Friday.
SDM (Pataudi) Manoj Khatri said a worker, identified as Ram Babu, succumbed to injuries in the hospital.

Eight injured are being treated in two nearby hospitals where their condition is stated to be out of danger, he said.

A factory official said the cylinder was being used for heating the boilers and nearly 80 workers were present inside the premises when the explosion occurred.

PTI