Woman among two dies in Cox's Bazar gas cylinder blast

Published: February 14, 2018 13:57:50 | Updated: February 15, 2018 09:52:57

Google map shows Cox's Bazar district.

Two people, including a woman, have died in a gas cylinder blast at Adinath Temple in Maheshkhali upazila under Cox's Bazar.

The accident took place as they were selling gas balloons in front of the temple during a seven-day fair on the occasion of Shiva Puja at about 11:00am on Wednesday, reports UNB.

Both of the victims, whose identities could not be known immediately, died on the spot, said Prodwip Kumar Das, officer-in-charge of Maheshkhali Police Station.

The bodies have been sent to Cox's Bazar Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsy.

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