Two dead, three injured as car gas cylinder explodes in Bangladesh


Two people were killed while three others injured as a gas cylinder of a car exploded in a CNG station in Ashulia of Savar.

The deceased were identified as Shamim, 27, operator of Delta CNG Filling Station, and Sajal, 26, driver and owner of the car.

Savar OC Mohsinul Kadir told the Dhaka Tribune that the explosion took place when the cylinder of the car was being refilled in Delta CNG Filling Station in Nayarhat area at 4:30pm on Thursday, leaving Shamim dead on the spot and four others injured.

Later, Sajal succumbed to his injuries at 6:20pm at Enam Medical College and Hospital in Savar, the police official said.

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