Man dies in cylinder blast in Chattogram

Published: August 14, 2018 13:20:13 | Updated: August 15, 2018 13:22:20

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A rickshaw-van puller was killed as a gas cylinder exploded in Sadarghat area of the port city on Tuesday morning.

The deceased was identified as Kamal Uddin, 50, according to a UNB report.

The cylinder blew off after it fell down when the rickshaw-van puller was handling it at a ghat of the Karnaphuli river, killing him on the spot, said Nizam Uddin, officer-in-charge of Sadarghat Police Station.

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