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Cooking gas cylinder blast; 8 injured

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Panchkula: Eight persons have been injured in a massive blast at a house here due to a leak in a cooking gas cylinder, the police said today.

The blast was so intense that the house collapsed and the window panes of about 20 houses adjacent to it were damaged.

The blast took place late last night due to a leak in a cooking gas cylinder, police said. The injured have been hospitalised in Chandigarh and Panchkula. Four injured admitted in Chandigarh have received serious burn injuries, police said.

The family members residing in the house had gone to a market when the incident took place, they said.

Some passers by were also injured in the incident.

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