HYDERABAD : A massive explosion Friday on a state-owned gas pipeline running through the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh killed at least 16 people and gutted scores of homes, a state minister said. At least 15 people were hospitalised with injuries from the explosion, the company said, while the exact cause of the blast was not yet known.

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