Gas cylinder blast kills one
A man was killed and seven others were injured in a bus gas cylinder explosion in Sadar Dakshin Upazila of Cumilla district on Monday afternoon.
Deceased Khorshed Alam, 27, is a worker at Riverview CNG Filling Station. He was a resident of Laxmipur village in the upazila.
Locals said a bus of Jamuna Paribahan was filling gas at Riverview CNG Filling Station in Beltali area on the Dhaka-Cumilla highway. At one stage, the bus gas cylinder exploded, leaving eight people injured.
The injured were rushed to Cumilla Medical College Hospital.
Later, Khorshed died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital in the evening while undergoing treatment.
Sadar South Police Station OC Mamun-ur-Rashid confirmed the matter.