A man was killed in a cylinder gas explosion in Banani area of the city on Saturday afternoon.
The victim was identified as Lal Miah, 45.
Locals said the gas cylinder went off with a big bang around 3:00pm while Lal Miah was blowing up balloons using the cylinder at a house in the area, leaving himself critically injured.
He was taken to the Dhaka Medical College Hospital where physicians declared him dead around 4:15pm.
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