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7 members of family injured in gas cylinder blast in Uri

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Srinagar, May 27: A woman and her six children sustained burn injuries in a gas cylinder blast in Uri aea of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Monday.

Reports said that seven members of a family were injured when an LPG cylinder exploded inside the residential house of Mohammad Shafi Chalkoo, son of Abdul Dullah Chalkoo of Laghama area of Uri on Monday.

Reports said all the injured were rushed to Sub-District Hospital Uri for treatment.

A doctor at Uri hospital told news agency GNS that they have received seven injured including mother and her five daughters and a son. All of them are undergoing treatment in the health facility, he said.

The doctor identified the injured as Parveena Akther (35), Saima Bano (18), Sabeena Bano (16), Shaista Bano (14), Nazia Bano (13), Ulfat Bano (10) and Ubaid Chalkoo (5).

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