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1 killed in Cox`s Bazar gas cylinder explosion

 News Desk

 Published: 09:50 PM, 19 November 2019  

Photo: DailyBangladesh

Photo: DailyBangladesh

One person reportedly died in a gas cylinder explosion at a workshop in Maheshkhali upazila of Cox's Bazar. The accident took place at Kalamarchara Bazar of the upazila at around 6 pm on Tuesday.

The deceased was identified as Ayub Ali, (32) son of Taleb Ali of Kalaparachara union officepara.

Eyewitnesses said this evening, Ayub Ali was welding gas in an empty oil drum at a workshop on the north side of Kalamarchara Market. The gas cylinder exploded suddenly at this time. He died on the spot.

Deputy Inspector Mohammad Shah Jahan of Kalamarchara police outpost in Maheshkhali said relatives of the deceased went to the spot and took Ayub Ali's body home.