"Gas Cylinder Blast In Versova".
On Wednesday, four people have been reported injured when the blast occurred in a gas cylinder godown in Andheri, Mumbai
The BMC Disaster Control informed that the fire was reported around 9:45 AM in the Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) gas cylinder storage depot on Yari Road near the Anjuman School.
The four people are injured and two have been reported to have sustained severe burns. All the victims have been taken for treatment to the RN Cooper Hospital, Vile Parle.
The blast took place in a major oil and gas company located in the thickly populated Versova suburb of Andheri West. It was followed by a major fire, said the officials.
Even as panic gripped the locality, Mumbai Fire Brigade rushed 16 fire-tenders to battle the massive blaze, the cause of which is not known. The conflagration was brought under control in a couple of hours, said an official.
They are Rakesh Kadu, 30, Laxman Kumavat, 24, both with 40 percent injuries, and Manjit Khan, 20, and Mukesh Kumavat, 30, with 60 percent burn injuries.