PESHAWAR: Four people, including two women and a child, were burnt when a cylinder exploded inside a house in Yakatoot bazaar of Peshawar, Rescue 1122 officials confirmed on Sunday.
According to initial reports, the cylinder exploded with a big bang, injuring four of the family.
Soon after the explosion, a fire broke out in a house, rescue officials said.
Firefighters and four ambulances rushed to the spot and started rescue operations.
The injured were shifted to the nearby hospital in an ambulance. The firefighters were successful in extinguishing the fire.