Gas cylinder blast leaves four of a family dead in Gazipur

Published: May 23, 2019 10:45:53 | Updated: May 23, 2019 19:17:08

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Four members of a family were killed in a gas cylinder explosion at Islampur area in Gazipur city on Wednesday night.

The deceased were identified as Shah Alam, 38, his wife Monira Begum, 30, and their son Bayezid, 8, and daughter Fatema, 4.

Hailing from Bauphal upazila of Patuakhali, the family had been living in a rented house at Islampur, reports UNB.

Assistant director of Gazipur Fire Service Akhtaruzzaman said the gas cylinder went off with a big bang at the kitchen around 9:30pm, killing them on the spot.

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