4 people were killed in Bihar when a cooking gas cylinder on a motor boat exploded: reports

An LPG cylinder exploded on a motor boat in the Sone River in Patna on Saturday . The boat occupants were cooking food when the explosion occurred .

Patna, Jan. 10: An LPG cylinder exploded on a motor boat in the Sone River in Patna on Saturday, killing four people and injuring many others, according to a press release from the World Trust.The accident occurred in Maner area while the boat's occupants were cooking food, according to a press release.According to Patna District Magistrate Chandrasekhar Singh, the local police are looking at the situation and trying to determine the identities of all the victims.Since the boat did not sink after the explosion, it could be taken to the bank.

Their condition is believed to be stable.On a motor boat, it is illegal to carry an LPG cylinder, he explained.