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Three cops, five others injured in cylinder blast

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - 08:46

Meerut: Three police officials and five others were injured after a fire broke out at a building in Sadar Bazaar area on Tuesday due to a cylinder explosion.

"Police inspector Sukhdev Pratap and two constables were among those injured in the fire. Several police officials reside in the building in which the cylinder blast took place," a fire department official said.

The fire tenders on reaching the spot controlled the fire and took the injured to a local hospital, he said, adding that two of them were critical.

According to the official, the LPG cylinder exploded due to leakage.


First Published: Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - 08:46

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