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