LPG cylinder burst kills woman

    Kolkata: An elderly woman died and her daughter-in-law suffered critical burns following an LPG cylinder burst at Dum Dum Cantonment area.

    The accident occurred at Subhash Nagar locality around 9 am on Monday when Chhabi Dey (65) and her daughter-in-law Babita Dey were cooking. The elderly woman died on the spot, Babita was rushed to RG Kar Medical College and Hospital at Belgachhia where is now admitted in a critical condition.

    Fire department officials suspect that the LPG cylinder was probably leaking but the family took to cooking without paying a heed to that.