DERA GHAZI KHAN: At least six people were seriously injured in gas cylinder explosion, during decanting of gas today.

Rescue sources said that during refilling of gas cylinders inside a shop located in Block 7 of Dera Ghazi Khan, LPG cylinder blasted with big bang.

Six people including shop owner and customers were injured in the explosion and they were shifted to District Headquarters (DHQ) Hospital, DG Khan for treatment and according to medics, condition of one wounded person was serious.

It is worth to mention that decanting of LPG is banned by the provincial government across the province but the illegal practice openly continues everywhere without any check which often results in loss of precious lives besides injuries and property damages.