PESHAWAR:- At least 10 persons including two woman and eight children were injured when a gas cylinder exploded in Bakhsho area in the outskirt of Peshawar on Sunday. Police said that the incident occurred early in the morning in Ram Kishan locality situated near Bakhsho area when most of the family members were asleep. As a result of blast, a huge fire erupted in the house which injured 10 persons including five children.–STAFF REPORTER

Soon after the incident local neighbours and rescue 1122 staff rushed to the site and shifted the injured persons to Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar. Most the injured are stated to be in stable condition and are under treatment in burns unit of the Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar.

Doctor said that the condition of two children is critical and they have been shifted to intensive care unit, some of the minor injured were discharged after getting initial treatment.