CHUNIAN (The Nation Monitoring):  Two children were killed and another child along with his mother sustained injuries in a gas explosion in Chunian on Saturday, reported a private TV channel.

As per details, gas leakage became the cause of the explosion which resulted in the roof collapse of two-storey house whereas nearby buildings also got damaged. The explosion claimed lives of two children - one-year-old Noor Fatima and three-year old Saqib Awais who buried under the rubble whereas two others got critical injuries.

However, the injured were shifted to the hospital in critical condition. Moreover, residents staged a protest against the administration for not initiating rescue process timely.