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Five die in car cylinder blast in Gopalganj

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| Desk Editor

Five people have died in a car cylinder explosion after the vehicle crashed into a roadside tree in Gopalganj’s Maksudpur Upazila.

The incident took place on the Dhaka-Barishal Highway in Upazila’s Dignagar area around 3:30pm on Sunday.

The crash victims could not be identified immediately.

“A car from Kuakata was heading to Dhaka when the driver lost control and crashed into a tree. The gas cylinder in the car exploded igniting a fire,” said Md Ataur Rahman, chief of Bhanga Highway Police Station.

“Three people died on the spot. Two others died while undergoing treatment at Bhanga Upazila Heath Complex.”

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