On Monday, six people were reported killed and three got injured when a portion of a residential building collapsed in Ejipura area due to a cylinder blast, police said. As per the Fire and Emergency services personnel, the incident took place at 6.30 am when a gas cylinder exploded in the house.
The people who were killed in the incident were identified as Kalavati 69, Ravi Chandra 48, Hari Prasad,19, Pavan Kalyan, 18, Ashwini (pregnant) and Saravana. The Times of India reported that many people were sleeping when the incident happened. The death toll may increase as many people could be trapped under the debris.