Five members of a family were injured in a cylinder blast at Chamalapura village of Nanjangud taluk yesterday.
The injured have been identified as Mani (32), Murugesh (54), Tulasi (40), Gowramma (27) and Basavaraju (45).
After having dinner on Saturday night, the inmates, it seems, went to sleep. It is alleged that the gas was leaking from the cylinder. When one of the family members switched on the light, there was sudden blast resulting in the mishap. The injured have been admitted to a private hospital.
A case has been registered at the Nanjangud rural police station.