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Dhaka Tribune

Gas cylinder explosion in Badda kills one, injures another

  • Explosion on ground floor of 3-storey building
  • Subsequent blaze doused by 2 firefighting units
Update : 30 May 2024, 09:57 AM

A gas cylinder explosion on DIT Road in the Badda area of Dhaka on Thursday morning resulted in one death and left another person injured.

The explosion occurred at approximately 6:43am on the ground floor of a three-storey building.

The identities of the deceased and the injured are not known yet. 

Two units from Baridhara Fire Station responded promptly to the incident and extinguished the fire.

Talha bin Jashim, station officer at the fire service headquarters media cell, said the exact cause of the explosion will be known after investigation.

Preliminary suspicions suggest that a gas cylinder leakage may have caused the blast.

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