Two children killed in cooking stove explosion in Delhi

April 27th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Two children were killed while their mother and two siblings suffered severe burn injuries when a cooking stove burst in their home in Gandhi Nagar area here, police said Monday.
Radha, 6, and Sonu, 3, succumbed to their injuries during treatment at the Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital late Sunday night.

Police said the accident took place around 10.30 p.m, when Kanti Devi was preparing food on the stove. Kanti’s other two children, who suffered burn injuries, were identified as Rinku, 14, and Ajay, 4.

Police said Kanti’s husband, Chand Ram, a rickshaw puller, was not at home at the time.

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