Six persons of a family including four women sustained injuries in a gas cylinder explosion in their house in the city’s congested Jaamkey Road locality Monday evening.

The women, reportedly, were cooking meal on a gas cylinder when cylinder exploded with a bang due to leakage. As a result six members of the family including Muhammad Akram Butt, Qais Azam, Sehrish, Huma, Aysha and Laiba got serious injuries.

The injured were admitted to Daska Civil Hospital where the condition of the four injured women is stated to be critical.