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    9 of a family injured in gas cylinder blast

    JALALABAD (PAN): Nine members of a family were injured on Sunday when a gas cylinder exploded in their house in the Kama district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said.

    The incident happened in Gahiz area, the town’s administrative head, Abdul Wahab Mohmand, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

    Sadarazam, his wife and seven children were wounded in the explosion, he said, adding the injured were taken to a health facility in the district.

    A doctor on duty at the clinic, Mohammad Sabir, said the cylinder went off after it was placed on top of another one for heating.

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