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Three houses have collapsed in the cooking gas explosion and several are feared to be trapped under the debris. (Representational Image)ANI/Twitter/Collage

At least five people were killed and 12 others injured in a cylinder blast in Rajasthan's Barmer district on Saturday morning.

The explosion, apparently caused by a cooking gas cylinder, was so powerful that three houses collapsed due to its impact.

According to reports, many people are feared trapped under the debris. A rescue operation was underway to take out the trapped people.

More details awaited.

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