13 killed in gas cylinder blasts in Bangladesh

| Updated: Feb 11, 2017 23:29 IST

Dhaka [Bangladesh], Feb 11 (ANI): At least 13 people were killed in a gas cylinders explosions after a bus and a CNG-run covered van collided on Dhaka-Khulna highway in Faridpur's Nagarkanda last night. The Daily Star quoted a police official, as saying that some gas cylinders in the covered van got exploded after the collision. Twelve passengers of the bus and driver of the covered van were among those killed. According to fire service officials, most of dead were burned beyond recognition as both the vehicles caught fire after the collision. Three among the dead were identified as Golam Rosul, Hemayet Hossain and Md Jewel. Four burnt victims were rushed to the Dhaka Medical College Hospital. (ANI)