A gas cylinder filled with Liquefied Petroleum Gas exploded at a welder’s shop at Industrial Area in Tamale on Wednesday killing one person and leaving several others injured.

GNA investigations at the scene revealed that the explosion was caused by sparkles of fire that came from a tractor that the welder was working on.
The deceased was mentioned as Alfa Yahaya adding the injured were sent to the Tamale West Hospital.
The explosion also caused damage to nearby property including an office, catering shop, vehicles, and a tree.