Staff Correspondent, Gazipur: Four members of a family were burnt to death in a gas cylinder explosion in Islampur area of Gazipur City Corporation on Wednesday night.
The deceased were identified as Shah Alam, 38, his wife Monira Begum, 30, and their son Bayezid, 8, and daughter Fatema, 4.
According to sources, the gas cylinder went off with a big bang at the kitchen around 9:30pm, killing them on the spot.
Hailing from Bauphal upazila of Patuakhali, the family had been living in a rented house at Islampur.
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