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Gas balloon cylinder blast kills 2 in Cox's Bazar

Published : Wednesday, 14 February, 2018 at 12:51 PM Count : 181

Two people including a woman were killed and five others injured in a cylinder explosion at a fair in Moheshkhali of Cox's Bazar on Wednesday.

Identities of the deceased, aged around 45, could not be known immediately.

Moheshkhali Police Station OC Pradip Kumar Saha said a helium cylinder used to fill balloons blasted at a makeshift balloon shop in Adinath Fair near Adinath Temple at about 11am, leaving two dead on the spot.

The fair is an annual event of the Hindu community in the area.

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