Gas blast during evening prayers at Bangladesh mosque kills 16, burns dozens

A gas pipeline explosion near a Bangladesh mosque killed 16 people and injured at least 30 others, officials said on Saturday.The explosion, which fire service officials suspect was caused by leakage from the pipeline, occurred on Friday night as Muslim worshippers were about to end their evening prayers at Baitus Salat Jame Masjid in Narayanganj district, nearly 25 kilometres south of the capital Dhaka.Investigators suspected a spark from an air conditioner – which came on after a power cut -…
A gas pipeline explosion near a Bangladesh mosque killed 16 people and injured at least 30 others, officials said on Saturday.The explosion, which fire service officials suspect was caused by leakage from the pipeline, occurred on Friday night as Muslim worshippers were about to end their evening prayers at Baitus Salat Jame Masjid in Narayanganj district, nearly 25 kilometres south of the capital Dhaka.Investigators suspected a spark from an air conditioner – which came on after a power cut -…
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