Gas cylinder explodes in Nur-Sultan's cafe

Gas cylinder explodes in Nur-Sultan's cafe

One woman was killed and 33 others were injured in a gas explosion at a cafe in the Kazakh capital city of Nur-Sultan on Saturday, the country's Ministry of Emergency Situations announced, Xinhua informs.

A gas cylinder exploded at noon at a cottage-converted cafe. The explosion toppled the roof in the kitchen and left three cars damaged, with one woman killed at the scene. Local health authorities said 33 people with various injuries had been taken to local hospitals.

The Nur-Sultan city hall has organized a special committee to probe the accident, Xinhua reports.

The city's mayor Altai Kulginov ordered emergency authorities and police to conduct inspections over possible violations of safety regulations of eateries across the city


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