Ten persons burnt alive, 12 injured as gas tanker explodes on Delhi-Jaipur highway

Jaipur(PTI): Ten persons were burnt alive and 12 others injured when a gas tanker caught fire and exploded on the highway near Beelpur village, 35 kms from Jaipur on Saturday night.

Ten persons burnt alive, 12 injured as gas tanker explodes on Delhi-Jaipur highway

Seven vehicles going through the highway at the time also caught fire. The accident caused a huge traffic jam on the national highway which was cleared in the morning.

Out of the ten killed, three have been identified as Dakshul (6), Radhamohan (40) and Vinod (37), SP, Jaipur (Rural) Nitin Deep said.

The cause of the fire is still not clear, he said.

More details awaited.