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Ludhiana gas cylinder blast: Death toll climbs to 14

Press Trust of India  |  Ludhiana 

With the death of a teenage boy, the death toll in last month's blast in the Giaspur locality here rose to 14, police said today.

14-year-old succumbed to the burn injuries in the local here late last night, they said.

Shivam's father Amarnath, a labourer, who was also severely burnt in the cylinder blast incident on April 26, had breathed his last in the hospital on May 1.

The cooking had exploded at the residence of (58) in Samrat Colony of Giaspura, injuring 35 people.

Yadav, his wife (13) succumbed to injuries at the later. Residents of houses neighbouring Yadav's were among the dead.

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First Published: Mon, May 14 2018. 16:40 IST