Couple severely hurt in cylinder blast-fire in Thane high-rise

Thane, Feb (PTI) A couple was severely injured in a cylinder blast-fire in a high-rise in GB Road area of Thane city, an official said on Sunday.

The incident took place around 10:15pm on Saturday in the couple's 21st floor flat and the two were rescued by firefighters and rushed to hospital with severe burn injuries, said Thane Municipal Corporation's RDMC chief Santosh Kadam.

'Mahesh Kadam has 52-55 per cent burns while Priti Kadam has 50 per cent burns,' he added. PTI COR BNM BNM