2 workers die in cylinder blast


Two workers were killed in a cylinder blast at a textile mill, situated at Raiwind-Manga bypass here on Sunday.

Police said that mill workers were present there when cylinder blast occurred welding work. As a result, they received severe burn injuries and died on-the-spot.

The dead workers were identified as Ijaz, son of Muhammad Farooq (37), and Ashiq, son of Muhammad Boota (44).

Rescue-1122 volunteers reached the site and started operation. Later, the bodies were handed over to the police for investigation.


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