Digital Desk, Islamabad. One person was killed and six others, including children, injured when a gas cylinder exploded in Pakistan’s southern port city of Karachi on Wednesday.
Police officials told local media that the incident took place inside a multi-storey building in the Lyari area of Karachi, the provincial capital of southern Sindh province.
The residential building was also partially damaged due to the cylinder explosion, Xinhua news agency reported. The police expressed apprehension that it might have happened due to a gas leak. The injured have been admitted to a nearby hospital and those with serious burns are being treated.