Gas cylinder explosion injures three persons

PESHAWAR: Three people sustained injuries due to gas cylinder blast in a patrol pump located on Circular Road at Yakatooth area in Interior City on Thursday morning, police said.

The cylinder suddenly blasted apparently due to excessive gas and three persons gathered for breakfast in the patrol pump, sustained injuries. The injured were rushed to hospital where their condition was stable.

The windowpanes of a room of the patrol pump were smashed while supply of patrol, gas and electricity was disconnected after the explosion.