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B'desh: 7 killed in gas pipeline blast

Dhaka: At least seven people were killed and eight others injured in a gas pipeline explosion at a house in southeastern Bangladesh on Sunday,

police said.

The explosion occurred on the ground floor of a five-storey building in Patharghata of Chattogram city at around 8:30am, a police officer told

Pedestrians also suffered injuries after the outer walls of the building collapsed during the explosion.

A shop just across from the building was also damaged in the blast, the report said. It was not immediately clear what caused the explosion in gas pipeline.

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