WC man dies after cylinder explodes

The man, in his early 30s, died when the paraffin cylinder he was grinding exploded.

FILE: EMS responded to an explosion at Colpakin Kensignton at around 4pm this afternoon. Picture: imgkid.com

CAPE TOWN - A man has died after a gas cylinder exploded at Colpak in Kensington, in the Western Cape.

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to an explosion at the company at around 4pm this afternoon.

EMS spokesperson Robert Daniels, "One adult male in his 30s was killed when the liquid paraffin he was busy grinding exploded."