Jammu: At least seven persons were injured when a LPG cylinder exploded at Amar Singh Club area of Jammu.

Meanwhile, fire also broke out in the premises soon after the explosion.

“Seven persons suffered injuries in the explosion and they have been rushed to the hospital,” police said.

Injured persons were identified as Surinder Singh s/o karan Singh age 38 yrs r/o Billawar, Parkash Chand s/o Sukh Ram age 60 yrs r/o New plot Jammu, Daljit Singh s/o Daljinder Singh  age 45 yrs r/o Miran Sahib Jammu, Muneer Hussain s/o Amir Hussain age 50 yrs r/o Kolkata a/p Vikram Chowk Jammu, Mustaffa s/o Moruimuilah age 25 yrs r/o Kolkata a/p Vikram chowk Jammu Rajul s/o Hayder Ali age 35 yrs r/o Kolkata   a/p Vikram Chowk Jammu and Tilak Raj s/o Prem Nath age 32 yrs r/o Billawar.

Meanwhile, fire tenders have also been pressed into service to douse the flames.