SHEIKHUPURA - A shopkeeper burnt to death while two customers sustained serious burns when a wielding gas cylinder exploded with a bang here in Farooqabad.

The deceased identified as Anwer was busy welding an iron gate while two customers were sitting in the shop. In the meanwhile, the welding gas cylinder exploded with a bang, killing Anwer on the spot while the two customers received serious burns and were rushed to hospital.

 The Farooqabad City Police started investigation into the incident.