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Child Dead, 5 Suffer Burn Injuries In LPG Fire In Varanasi

Varanasi, April 6 : A two year old child was killed and five other members of a family suffered burn injuries after fire spread due to LPG leak inside a house in Nai Basti under

PTI [ Updated: April 06, 2012 12:12 IST ]
child dead 5 suffer burn injuries in lpg fire in varanasi
child dead 5 suffer burn injuries in lpg fire in varanasi

Varanasi, April 6 : A two year old child was killed and five other members of a family suffered burn injuries after fire spread due to LPG leak inside a house in Nai Basti under Laksa police station here on Thursday.

 
Local residents said, the child's mother who was cooking at the time, went upstairs to collect dried clothes, when a strong gale came, and forgot to switch off the LPG supply.
 
As she returned, and lighted the LPG stove, there was a loud explosion causing fire and major cracks in the building.
 
The child died odn the spot, while the other five persons were admitted to hospital with burn injuries.

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