A couple along with their two children died in a gas cylinder explosion in Islampur area of Gazipur on Wednesday night.
The deceased were Shah Alam, 38, his wife Monira Begum, 30, their son Bayezid, 8, and daughter Fatema, 4.
The couple hailed from Bauphal upazila of Patuakhali, worked with local Renaissance Apparels Company.
The family had been living in a rented house of one Islam Mahmud in Islampur area.
Assistant director of Gazipur Fire Service and Civil Defence Akhtaruzzaman said that the gas cylinder went off with a big bang at the kitchen at about 9:30pm, killing them on the spot.
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