4 Killed After Cooking Gas Cylinder On Motor Boat Explodes In Bihar: Report

It is against the law to hold an LPG cylinder on a motor boat, a senior official mentioned.


Four folks had been killed and several other others had been injured when an LPG cylinder exploded on a motor boat in Sone River in Patna on Saturday, an official mentioned, Press Trust of India reported.

The incident happened in Maner space when the LPG cylinder leaked whereas the occupants of the boat had been cooking meals, he mentioned.

“Four people died on the spot and several others sustained injuries. The local police are investigating the matter and trying to ascertain the identity of all the victims,” Patna District Magistrate Chandrasekhar Singh advised PTI.

“Since the motor boat did not sink after the explosion, it could be brought to the bank. The injured people were admitted to the nearest government hospital. Their condition is stated to be stable. It is illegal to carry an LPG cylinder on a motor boat,” he added.

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