Jamshedpur, Dec 7: A man was injured on Sunday evening when a LPG gas cylinder exploded in an apartment in Laxmi Nagar under Telco Police Station.
No fatalities have been reported in the incident.
The episode took place late on Sunday evening at the residence of Naval kishore Thakur in Laxmi Nagar who is alleged of transferring LPG gas from domestic to commercial cylinder illegally.
On Sunday when Thakur was performing his duty the transfer of gas triggered the cylinder blast leaving Thakur injured. Soon after the incident the neighbor arrived at the spot and took the injured to MGM Hospital and is under doctor’s supervision.
According to a neighbor, who didn’t wanted to be named said, “Naval had been warned number of times to stop the trade and we had also complained about the illegal business held at our locality to the police officials but they never responded to it”.
We are investigating the incident and after the reports we will decide on further course of action,” said Telco Police Station official.