Raisen: A man and his wife were killed and their two children severely scorched in a cylinder blast in a house in Pipariya village of Begumganj police station area of Raisen district on Saturday morning. The children have been referred to Bhopal for treatment.
According to the police, Ramkesh (38) and his wife Malti (30) died in the cylinder explosion due to unknown reasons, while their two children Dabboo (13) and Roli (06) were severely scorched. Both were taken to the district hospital from where they were referred to Bhopal in critical condition.
The reasons for the explosion in the cylinder have not been revealed. After seeing the children, doctors told that 90 percent of the children were burnt. The house caught fire after the incident, which has been controlled with the help of fire engines.