Shravasti, Nov 7: Two people were burnt alive and five others were injured in an explosion of a LPG cylinder in Malihipur area in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday.
The incident occurred when some people were refilling a small cylinder from a big one in an illegal manner inside a shop, police said.
The deceased were identified as Hasib(20) and Bablu(35), police further said.
The injured were rushed to the hospital where condition of two were stated to be critical.
Senior officials have rushed to the spot and rescue operation was underway. (UNI)