Five people have died in a car cylinder explosion after the vehicle crashed into a roadside tree in Gopalganj's Maksudpur Upazila.
The incident took place on the Dhaka-Barishal Highway in Upazila's Dignagar area recently. The crash victims could not be identified immediately.
"A car from Kuakata was heading to Dhaka when the driver lost control and crashed into a tree. The gas cylinder in the car exploded igniting a fire," said Md Ataur Rahman, chief of Bhanga Highway Police Station.