Four killed in gas cylinder explosion

Four persons were killed and over 28 injured, six of them seriously, when a gas cylinder exploded in a bakery.

Mumbai: Four persons were killed on Wednesday and over 28 injured, six of them seriously, when a gas cylinder exploded in a bakery at suburban Trombay, police said.

The mishap took place around 1:45 pm, they said.

According to fire officials, the impact of the blast was such that three adjoining structures were damaged.

"A small manufacturing unit, a residential structure and an ice candy shop was damaged," they said.

While two persons succumbed to their injuries at the Sion hospital, two others died at the Shatabdi hospital, police said.

The injured have also been admitted to both these hospitals. The deceased have not been identified yet and further investigations are on.

PTI

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