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Chandigarh: Gas balloon blast leaves 15 injured


At least 15 people suffered injuries in a gas balloon blast at a function in Chandigarh Sector 34 on Sunday evening. According to the police officials, the reasons which led to the incident was due to the Nitrogen balloons which got stuck in a bulb and instant heat caused an explosion.

The explosion took place when the annual function of Allen Career Institute was under way on the ground opposite the gurdwara at Sector 34.

The injured were former students of the institute, who were invited for the celebrations. They were releasing balloons when the incident took place. However, they were were immediately rushed to the GMCH, Sector 32, where their condition is said to be stable.

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