The fire broke out at Karachi CNG Station

In March 2019, Two persons killed and four others injured in a cylinder explosion at a CNG filling station in Karachi. a fire broke out in the compressor room of the filling station after the CNG gas cylinder exploded near Powerhouse Chowrangi.

As a result, two persons, including pump owner Muhammad Rashid and Saqib died while four people, Faqeer Muhammad, Hamza, Moheed, and Zarnis sustained injuries. The bodies and injured shifted to hospitals.

Soon after the incident, the fire brigade reached the location and extinguished the blaze. A heavy contingent of law enforcement agencies also reached the site and sealed the gas station.

Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah also took notice of the incident. He directed Commissioner Karachi to take immediate steps for enforcing a complete ban on low standard CNG cylinders.

He also sought a detailed inquiry report of the incident and ordered the authorities to provide the best medical facilities to injured people.