1 killed, four injured in balloon gas cylinder blast in UP's Muzaffarnagar

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Muzaffarnagar, Mar 28 (PTI) One person was killed and four others were injured when a balloon vendor's gas cylinder exploded at a fair organised in a temple here on Sunday, police said.

The incident took place during puja at Dallu Devta temple.

The cylinder, used by a hawker to inflate balloons, suddenly exploded, injuring the people surrounding him at the fair, police said.

After the explosion, five injured persons were rushed to a nearby hospital, where one of them was declared brought dead by doctors.

Uttar Pradesh Minister Kapil Aggarwal visited the hospital to meet the injured persons. PTI CORR SNE SNE