13 dead in India pipeline blastBy AP News Jun 27, 2014 3:14PM UTC
HYDERABAD, India (AP) — An Indian official says a gas pipeline explosion has killed 13 people in Andhra Pradesh state.
Andhra Pradesh Home Minister N. Chinna Rajappa said the blast hit a pipeline of the state-owned Gas Authority of India Limited at 5.30am Friday.
The pipeline runs through a small village.
According to local officials, the blast caused a massive fire and surrounding areas were evacuated.