PESHAWAR: Five people suffered burns as a gas cylinder exploded in Peshawar on Saturday morning, ARY News reported.
According to details, the gas cylinder in a house located at Civil Quarters Peshawar exploded due to which five people were seriously injured.
Rescue teams arrived at the scene and shifted the injured persons to a hospital, where they are being treated.
People resort to use gas cylinders and other means for warming their houses during the cold weather in winter due to chronic shortage of the piped gas supplied by the gas utility, in this time of the year.
Incidents of fire, suffocation and gas cylinder explosions claim lives of several people in winter in Pakistan.