Amarnath Yatra: Four killed in cylinder explosion

Written by Press Trust of India | Srinagar | Updated: Jul 22 2014, 15:27pm hrs
Four persons today died when a gas cylinder exploded inside a community kitchen at Baltal base camp of Amarnath Yatra in Kashmir's Ganderbal district.

"At around 4.00 AM, when the workers of Shiv Shakti Langar started cooking, a gas cylinder exploded and the Langar caught fire. Four relatives of the sewadars (volunteers) of the langar died," a police spokesman said.

Further details are awaited.