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Over 900 LPG cylinders explode in a village of Karnataka

According to the people living in the nearby areas, "The blast led to huge fire that engulfed two trucks and a Bolero vehicle." The district administration officials said that the incident took place due to short circuit of a battery. "Fire tenders reached the spot to douse the flame and as of now the situation is under control," the officials stated

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima DwivediBy Arnima Dwivedi

Published on 26 Dec 2016 7:41 AM GMT

Over 900 LPG cylinders explode in a village of Karnataka
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Bengaluru: Karnataka's Chikkaballapura district witnessed a shocking incident on late Sunday night when over 900 LPG cylinders stored in two trucks exploded in Chintamani village here.

No causalities, however, have been reported so far in the incident.

According to the people living in the nearby areas, "The blast led to huge fire that engulfed two trucks and a Bolero vehicle."

The district administration officials said that the incident took place due to short circuit of a battery. "Fire tenders reached the spot to douse the flame and as of now the situation is under control," the officials stated.

Further investigations are on.

More details were awaited.

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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