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Gas Cylinder Explosion Triggers House Crash in Mumbai’s Chembur, Injuring Family Members

In a tragic incident in Chembur, north-east Mumbai, at least four members of a family were injured when a gas cylinder explosion led to the collapse of several one-storied structures around 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday. The BMC Disaster Control reported that a total of 11 individuals were rescued from the debris resulting from the explosion.

The blast occurred in the old neighborhood near the Golf club in the Chembur Camp area. Multiple one-storied structures were brought down in the aftermath. The Mumbai Fire Brigade, police, and other responders worked together to rescue around half-a-dozen people who were stranded on the upper storey.

Following the rescue operation, four injured family members were identified as Vikas Ambhore (50), Ashok Ambhore (27), Savita Ambhore (47), and Rohit Ambhore (29), and they were promptly taken to Shatabdi Hospital, Govandi, for medical treatment.