Three killed in cylinder explosion near Lucknow

At least three people were killed and five others injured when a house collapsed due to cylinder explosion in Para village near Uttar Pradesh`s Lucknow city on Sunday.

Lucknow: At least three people were killed and five others injured when a house collapsed due to cylinder explosion in Para village near Uttar Pradesh`s Lucknow city on Sunday.

The local authorities have rushed to the spot with bulldozers to clear the debris.

"At around 6 in the morning, I came out of the house and heard a loud explosion there was smoke everywhere and I couldn`t see anything. Then we called the police and some boys from the locality tried to help," said Sooraj Pal Singh, an eyewitness.

"We recovered three dead bodies from the debris," he added.

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