Four of family hurt in LPG cylinder blast in Domalguda

Hyderabad: Four members of a family grievously suffered burns when an LPG cylinder exploded in their house at Domalguda in Chikkadpally area on Monday morning.

According to the police, the incident took place at the house of one Gouraiah, a businessman located at Boudha Nagar in Domalguda around 11.30 a.m. on Monday. The man was replacing the LPG cylinder when it apparently ran out of fuel and fire broke out.

“Four of the family, including Gouraiah, his sons Srikanth and M Ravikanth and daughter-in-law Santoshi sustained simple injuries in the incident,” said Chikkadpally Inspector S Venkat Reddy. On receipt of the information, the Chikkadpally police rushed to the spot and shifted the injured to the hospital. Property in the house was also damaged in the fire. A fire tender reached the spot and doused the flames.