Two die, five injured in Quetta gas leakage blast
QUETTA: At least two children died and five persons including a woman received burn injuries in a domestic gas leakage blast at Police Colony near Gulistan Road area of Quetta on Monday.
According to police sources, the blast took place when one of the victim lit a matchstick to ignite a heater in the house of head constable Muhammad Yaqeen at Police Colony filled with gas due to leakage of pipeline. As a result, two children namely a 2-year-old Saram and a 2-month-old Abrahm died on the spot while five persons suffered burn injuries.
Police on information reached the site and shifted the injured to Bolan Medical Complex (BMC) Hospital’s burn ward for treatment. – APP