A rickshaw-van puller was killed as a gas cylinder exploded in Sadarghat area of Chittagong city on Tuesday morning.
The deceased was identified as Kamal Uddin, 50.
The cylinder blew off after it fell down when the rickshaw-van puller was handling it beside the Karnaphuli River, killing him on the spot, said Nizam Uddin, officer-in-charge of Sadarghat Police Station.
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