2 killed in LPG cylinder blast



Shimla: Two persons sleeping inside a eatery were burnt alive last night when a LPG cylinder blasted after catching fire from candle at Khanola area of Summerkot, 10 km from Rohru subdivision, police sources confirmed.

A HRTC driver Rattan (36) from Swarghat area of Bilaspur district and a local Lachmi Singh(65) owner of ill-fated eatery were charred to death. The fire was so intense that it immediately spread in the entire eatery before two could manage to escape and within no time the entire building was burnt down even before any help could arrive.

Edited by: Priyanka Ohri

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