Munshiganj, Bangladesh (BBN)– Four people were killed and eight others wounded when the gas cylinder of a microbus exploded on the Dhaka-Mawa highway in the country’s central Munshiganj district Monday morning.

The gas cylinder of a microbus of his motorcade exploded after it was hit by a bus at Nimtola around 8:40am (local time) leaving its four passengers killed and eight other injured, police said.

Four of the injured were admitted to the burn unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital while four others to different hospitals.

BBN/SSR/AD-02Jan12-2:02 pm (BST)