One dies, six injured in gas cylinder blast

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One dies, six injured in gas cylinder blast

March 24, 2019

QUETTA:A man died while six other persons including children were injured in a gas cylinder explosion.

According to police, the incident took place at Madani Street of Kasi Road where gas cylinder exploded in a house due to leakage, resulting in collapse of the roof of that house.

Seven people, Sajjad Ahmed son of Abdul Qayyum aged 35, Mudasir Ahmed son of Sajjad Ahmed aged 14, Mubasir Ahmed son of Sajjad Ahmed aged 12, Aimun Bibi daughter of Sajjad Ahmed aged 7, Muhammad Azeem son of Abdul Khalil aged 15, Alisba daughter of Sajjad Ahmed and Javeria were injured.

The injured were shifted to the Sandeman Provincial Hospital and later shifted to the Burn Centre of Bolan Medical Complex Hospital where Sajjad Ahmed succumbed to his injuries while other injured were being treated.

The heirs blamed that deceased Sajjad Ahmed died because of non-availability of doctors. On the request of heirs, police arrested one Dr Abdullah and shifted him to Brewry Police Station where he was being investigated.

DrAbdullah told the police that 80% body of deceased Sajjad Ahmed had already been burnt and he was shifted to the burns center very late, which resulted in his death.

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