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Road crash kills 4 in Sylhet

  • Published at 12:43 pm December 30th, 2020
Road Accident-Sylhet
Aftermath of an accident as gas cylinder exploded in Golapganj upazila of Sylhet on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 Dhaka Tribune

The collision between two vehicles resulted in a gas cylinder explosion

At least four people have been killed and three others injured when a gas cylinder inside a microbus exploded after it rammed into the back of a truck in Golapganj upazila of Sylhet.

The incident occurred at Hetimganj Pashchim Bazar area around 5:30 am on Wednesday. 

Police have identified three of the deceased as of yet, confirmed Golapganj police station OC Harunur Rashid Chowdhury.

He said: “The microbus carrying passenger caught fire when its gas cylinder exploded as soon as it rammed into the back of a truck near Mollagram Government Primary School road Wednesday morning.” 

Three passengers died on the spot, while a passerby was seriously injured and later died at the hospital, he added.

Informed, Fire Service and Civil Defence along with Golapganj police responded to the scene of the accident.

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