Four girls burnt to death, 16 injured in cylinder blast



Sasaram (Bihar): Four minor girls were burnt to death while 16 others injured when a LPG cylinder burst into flames in Bihar's Rohtas district on Sunday.

"Due to leakage in domestic LPG cylinder in the house of Santosh Chaturvedi, members of the family and neighbours had came out in the open passage," Officer-in-charge of Dehri police station Sidheshwar Rajak said.

But the gas spread and soon it burst into flames killing the four girls.

Sixteen others who received burn injuries were taken to Baranasi Hindu University Hospital, police said.

PTI