An elderly woman was burnt to death when a fire broke out at her residence in Bhoshbagh area of Kabirhat upazila in Noakhali on Wednesday night.
Deceased Nasima Khatun, 60, was wife of Abu Bakar Siddique of the village.
The fire broke out at the house when a gas cylinder exploded at around 10:00pm and spread soon, said sub-inspector Abdul Wadud of Kabirhat police station.
All except Nasima managed to escape the fire incident.
Later, police recovered the charred body from the ashes, the SI added.
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