rawalpindi - Four persons, including a child, were injured yesterday when a gas cylinder exploded in Azizabad area in the limits of Police Station RA Bazaar.

The injured were identified as Aslam (70), Saeeda (62), Javeria (26) and Obaida (5). Rescue 1122 shifted the injured to Holy Family Hospital where their condition is stated to be out of danger. A day earlier, three people sustained serious burn injuries when a gas cylinder exploded with a big bang while being refilled in Khayaban-e-Sir Syed area. The business of illegal LPG refilling is going unchecked in the region.