Jodhpur Cylinder Blast: Death Toll Rises To 22

Jodhpur: The death toll in the cylinder explosion in Rajasthan’s Jodhpur went up to 22 on Tuesday after four more persons succumbed to their injuries.

As per District collector Himanshu Gupta, more 33 persons, injured in the incident, are being treated at the hospital.

A team of doctors, including a general surgeon, a plastic surgeon, a pediatric surgeon and an anesthetist, are working round-the-clock to attend to the injured, the official added.

On Thursday evening, the incident took place at a house at Bhungra village of Shergarh tehsil where the guests had gathered for a wedding.

Meanwhile, the cooking gas cylinder kept in the store room caught fire following a leak and exploded.

Sunil Kumar Dhangadamajhi

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