Mother-daughter duo killed in cylinder blast


Kochi: A 35 year old woman and her daughter were killed when a gas cylinder blast occurred in their apartment in Edappally in Kochi on Saturday morning. According to police, the woman named Veni and her six year old daughter Kiran were killed when the LPG cylinder which was kept in the bedroom exploded.

Police said that the initial investigation into the incident suggests that it can be case of suicide. The police was informed about the incident when they noticed fumes coming out of the apartment of the victim.

Police rushed the woman and her daughter to the hospital but they could not be saved.

Police have started an investigation into the incident to ascertain the real cause of the accident.