At least seven people were killed in the cylinder explosion of a microbus at Bhanga upazila in Faridpur.
The accident took place when the microbus hit the railing of the Approach Road at Maligram of the upazila around 11:45 pm today(June 24).
Bhanga police station SI Tahsin confirmed the matter.
According to Ziarul Islam, Bhanga Thana Officer in-charge (OC), "We rushed to the spot soon after being informed, but little could we do as the bodies were already charred...It is suspected that there were six people."
The driver of the ambulance was rescued in a critical condition and taken to Bhanga Upazila Health Complex.