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Cylinder blast in Ajmer claims at least 6 lives, several injured

ANI
Published : Feb 17, 2018, 3:20 pm IST
Updated : Feb 17, 2018, 3:20 pm IST

The incident took place on Friday evening around 6:00 pm.

'Until Friday night, 18 people were missing out of which two died. By Saturday morning, four more bodies have been recovered,' District Collector Gaurav Goyal told reporters. (Photo: ANI)
 'Until Friday night, 18 people were missing out of which two died. By Saturday morning, four more bodies have been recovered,' District Collector Gaurav Goyal told reporters. (Photo: ANI)

Ajmer: A cylinder blast in Rajasthan's Beawar in Ajmer district on Friday, has claimed at least six lives so far.

"Until Friday night, 18 people were missing out of which two died. By Saturday morning, four more bodies have been recovered," District Collector Gaurav Goyal told reporters.

 

The incident took place on Friday evening around 6:00 pm.

"Since then, the authorities, police, and teams from State Disaster Response Fund, National Disaster Response Force have been on it. The objective was to save as many lives as we could save, and for that life detector machines were also used. Now at this stage where manual operation is not possible, the building has been demolished with the help of machines," Goyal said.

The injured are currently undergoing treatment at two hospitals.

Tags: cylinder blast, sdrf, ndrf, accident, ajmer cylinder blast
Location: India, Rajasthan, Ajmer