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Two killed, 10 injured in Bhola gas cylinder blast

November 22, 2020 00:00:00

BHOLA, Nov 21 (UNB): At least two people were killed and 10 others were injured when a gas cylinder used to inflate balloons exploded in Bhola's Borhanuddin on Friday.

The incident took place in Ward No. 7 of the Boro Mainka area.

One of the deceased was identified as Hasnain, 18. The other victim is the balloon vendor whose identity was not immediately provided by police.

It was not immediately clear what caused the explosion. Incidents of gas cylinder explosions are often reported. Last year, five children died and 17 others were injured in a similar blast in Dhaka.

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