Thrissur: The death toll in the Mulangu gas cylinder blast has risen to four with a person undergoing treatment at Jubilee Mission Medical College succumbing to burns on Wednesday.
Police identified the deceased as Puppi (18), a resident of Murshidabad in West Bengal, and Prasad (36).
The accident took place around 2.30 p.m. on Monday at a jewellery manufacturing unit at Mulangu. Half of the 45-strong workforce was not at the unit at the time of the accident.
According to preliminary reports, leak from a gas cylinder used for soldering jewellery was the reason for the blast.