Three people suffered serious burn injuries after a tanker truck carrying liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) caught fire near Lahore’s Shahdara Mor on Wednesday.
According to rescue sources, the tanker truck carrying liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) exploded after catching fire near Lahore’s Shahdara Mor. As a result, three people suffered severe burns.
Oil tanker explosions near Shahdra Chowk Lahore spreading shock waves pic.twitter.com/DKbbAkVmwp
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They said that in power the full blast shattered the window panes of nearby buildings in the area. The fire escalated further when it engulfed a nearby gasoline pumping station. As clouds of smoke grow from the scene in the video.
Several vehicles were also damaged in the incident as the fire also engulfed a nearby vehicle parking lot.
Rescue officials and the fire team immediately responded to the incident and are still trying to put out the fire.
The wounded have been taken to a hospital for treatment, while two of them are in critical condition.