Mumbai, Oct 16: Eight persons were killed and several were injured when a gas cylinder exploded at a Mumbai hotel on Friday, Oct 16.
The blast took place at Hotel City Kinara in Kurla West area near the Holy Cross School in the Kurla area around 1.30 pm when the eatery was full of customers for the lunch time.
Suddenly, a cylinder burst in the hotel's kitchen, leading to the fire in which eight people were burnt alive, said an official of the BMC Disaster Control.
The cause of the blast which was followed by a deafening explosion and a fire, is being investigated, said police.
(With agency inputs)