Banihal (J&K), Nov 15 (PTI) Five people were injured Thursday when an oxygen cylinder exploded outside a store at Baglihar Hydroelectric Project in Ramban district, an official said.Also Read - 'Appoint me Executioner so That Nirbhaya Case Convicts Can be Hanged Soon', Man Writes to President Kovind

The incident took place when workers were busy unloading cylinders from a truck, the official said. Also Read - Shako Bentinidis to Continue as Wrestler Bajrang Punia's Coach

Three workers, a security guard and an official were injured in the explosion and were taken to a hospital, Deputy General Manager of J P Associates, HEP, Baglihar, Randeep Singh, said. Also Read - Ramban Encounter: 'Osama, Come Out as 15 Minutes...', Woman SSP Asks Top Hizbul Commander to Surrender | Watch Video

A police official identified the injured as maintenance wing officer Satish Sharma of Himachal Pradesh, security guard Ravinder Singh of Punjab and local workers Ravi Kumar, Mohan Lal and Faqir Chand.

“The condition of Sharma is critical and he is being shifted to Government Medical College Jammu for specialised treatment,” the official said.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.