Two persons were seriously injured after a gas cylinder exploded in an auto scrap godwon at Tappachabutra on Thursday.
The incident took place around 4:30 pm at Yousuf Nagar under Tappachabutra Police Station Limits, when an Auto was being dismantled at the scrap shelter then an explosion caused a massive fire.
As a result, Mansoor, 35, and Sheryar Ali, 50, received severe burn injuries in the incident. They were shifted to Osmania General Hospital for the treatment, where their condition was said to be critical.
After the explosion and blowing smoke in the locality created panic among the residents, who rushed out from their respective houses and moved to safer places. After the incident, Asif Nagar Mandal Tahsildar and Karwan AIMIM MLA reached the spot and enquired about the incidents.
“A gas cylinder exploded, when an old auto was being dismantled in the shelter. Due to this, a massive fire broke out in the godown and two persons were seriously injured in the incident,’’ said Kausar Mohiuddin, MLA, AIMIM.