16 injured as gas cylinder explodes in Hindu’s Rathyatra Festival

ML_0125At least 16 people were injured as a gas cylinder exploded at a fair in Lohagara municipality area of the district yesterday morning.
Locals and police said that on the occasion of Rathajatra of Hindu community, a day long ‘Ulto Rath’ fair was arranged at a local field.
Suddenly the gas cylinder of a balloon seller went off, leaving at least 16 people, including 2 woman and 8 children, injured.

Source: The Daily Star