Shimla: Yet another village in Himachal was reduced to ashes on late Saturday night when a cylinder blast in Bruea village of Kinnaur district consumed at least 22 houses in the remote habitation. Though the administration did not confirm any human casualty, a large number of cattle are reported to have perished in the flames.
There are more than 200 houses in the village, all forming a close cluster. Last year the famous Malana village in Kullu district was destroyed completely in s similar manner. Administrative officials are said to have rushed to the remote village for rescue operations