At the least 10 folks died after a cooking gasoline cylinder exploded in a home within the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, officers say.
The constructing collapsed because of the blast, which happened in a two-storey constructing in Mau district on Monday.
Rescue efforts are ongoing as officers concern that extra folks could possibly be trapped within the particles of the constructing.
Neighbours advised native media that they heard a loud explosion and the constructing was engulfed in hearth quickly after.
Yogi Adityanath, the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, has ordered an inquiry into the incident.
“Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has taken cognizance of the blast in a home in Walidpur in Mau,” Extra Chief Secretary Awanish Awasthi advised PTI information company.
“He has expressed his deepest condolences to the household of the deceased and directed… all officers to instantly present all doable reduction and medical assist to the injured individuals.”