At least three people were reported dead in a house collapse caused by a cylinder explosion in a village in Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow.

The incident took place in Para village on Sunday morning, ANI reported.

A rescue operation was underway at the site of the incident.

The incident comes a day after a massive explosion in a building that claimed over 100 lives in Madhya Pradesh's Jhabua district. Initially, the explosion was believed to have been caused by a cylinder blast, however, it later emerged that gelatine sticks stored in a house triggered it.