Srinagar: The death toll in the last week’s LPG cylinder blast mounted to five on Saturday after one more injured breathed his last at SKIMS hpspital in Srinagar.
The deceased has been identified as 6 years old Ubaid Ahmad son of Muhammad Shafi Chalkoo.
Seven members of a family including their mother were injured in a gas cylinder blast at their home in Laghama village of Uri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on May 27.
A police officer from Uri confirmed that another gas blast victim succumbed to injuries early morning at SKIMS Soura raising the toll 5.
His mother Parveena Akther (35) and three sisters Saima Bano (18) Sabeena Bano (16) and Shaishta Bano (14) had succumbed to injuries last week.
They were injured in the gas cylinder blast at their residence at Laghama village of Uri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on May 27.