Hyderabad: One person was killed and three others reportedly injured when a fire broke out from a LPG cylinder leakage in a house in Kapra here on Friday. The fire is said to have triggered an explosion on the second floor of the building. Due to the impact, the house collapsed. Police said debris from the building, as it collapsed, fell on a local identified as Ravi, resulting in a head injury and on-the-spot death. The Kushaiguda police and the Fire Department officials rushed to the spot and brought the fire under control. The injured were shifted to the hospital..
Mayor promises financial assistance The family of the person who was killed in the explosion caused by a leakage in an LPG cylinder at Kapra on Friday morning has been promised a financial assistance of Rs.3 lakh by Mayor B. Rammohan. Rammohan, who along with Deputy Mayor Baba Fasiuddin visited the spot, said apart from an ex-gratia of Rs.2 lakh, Rs.1 lakh under the Abathbandu scheme would be given to the family of Ravi, who died after debris from the building fell on him. The Mayor enquired about the incident with the officials on the spot and instructed the officials of GHMC Enforcement wing, police and fire department to initiate rehabilitation efforts immediately. The explosion appeared to have caused by negligence in handling the gas cylinder, he said, adding that those injured in the incident were being treated at a private hospital in Secunderabad..