According to police, the rickshaw was new.
“The fuel tank of this new rickshaw exploded while CNG was being filled in it. Three persons, who were near the vehicle, suffered injuries,” he said.
The injured- Anil More (57), Sohail Shaikh (57) and Shailesh Tiwari (25)- were rushed to a hospital in Kandivali, the official said.
“Two of them have suffered critical injuries and are battling for life,” he said adding that the exact cause of the explosion is yet to be known and experts have been called in for analysis.