Dumka (Jharkhand), Nov 14 (PTI) Seven persons including six students were injured when an LPG cylinder exploded in Dumka district Wednesday, police said. Also Read - Woman Travelling in Shramik Special Train Complains of Labour Pain, Delivers Baby Girl

The incident occurred on the first floor of a building at Baganpara locality where a small LPG cylinder exploded causing injuries to six student and a man this afternoon, said Officer-in-charge of Town police station, Debbrat Poddar. Also Read - Jharkhand Election Results 2019: Congress-JMM-RJD Alliance Wins 45 Seats, BJP Wins 22 Seats

Poddar said fire brigade personnel doused the flame. Also Read - In-form Djokovic wins a fourth Laureus, Woods too among big winners

Police has recovered five small LPG cylinders from the building, he said.

District Civil Surgeon Dr Anant Kumar Jha said all the injured were rushed to Sadar Hospital, where they were admitted.

However, two seriously injured girl students were referred to other hospital for better treatment while four girl students and a man were shifted to burn unit of the Sadar Hospital, Jha said.

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