ISLAMABAD: At least five people including three women and kids received severe wounds when a cylinder in a rickshaw exploded in a Gujranwala neighbourhood early Saturday morning.
According to a report, the rickshaw caught fire after the explosion and as a result, the passengers received burn injuries.
The police believed the explosion had “something to do” with the vehicle’s CNG cylinder.
The victims were shifted to a nearby hospital for medical assistance while an operation has also been started.
Motorcycles parked near the scene were damaged in the fire and the rickshaw was completely destroyed, a police spokesman informed.
Police have registered a case and further probe was underway, he added.