3 killed, 15 hurt as LPG cylinders explode

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Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh, Feb 24 (UNI) Three people were killed and 15 injured when LPG cylinders exploded at a residenital area near a irrigation project site at Mallepalli under Porumamilla Police Limits in this district today.

Police said investigators found the cylinders at the site where the trio were burnt alive in the fire which followed the explosion.

The victims were working for a private company engaged in irrigation project works. All the thatched huts were burnt to ashes.

Local police authorities said experts would visit the site tomorrow to investigate the exact cause of the incident.

UNI AP GM RL RK1958

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