A teenager died in LP gas cylinders explosion in her grocery in Janakpur Municipality Ward No. 4 on Friday evening. A total of eight LP gas cylinders were exploded in the grocery, it is said.
Fifteen-year-old Rani Sah was killed on the spot while her mother Urmila sustained serious injuries in the fire.
The injured is being treated at Janakpur Zonal Hospital.
Police said that property worth Rs 500,000 was gutted in the fire as per the preliminary investigations. Police, firefighters and locals took the fire under control.