10-year-old boy killed in cylinder explosion

Muzaffarnagar: A 10-year-old boy was killed when an LPG cylinder exploded in Akbarpur village in Shamli district, police said today.

The deceased was identified as Mubarak, they said.

The mishap occurred under Kairana police station area yesterday when the LPG cylinder caught fire while his mother, Zahida, was preparing food in the kitchen, they added.