DHAKA, Bangladesh 

At least seven people were killed and 25 injured in a gas pipeline blast in Bangladesh’s port city of Chottogram on Sunday morning (0330GMT), according to local media reports and police. 

“So far we have confirmed about seven dead bodies, including one child, four males, and two females who were severely burned on the spot,” Bijoy Boshak, deputy commissioner of the Chottogram Metropolitan Police (North), told Anadolu Agency.

The seven burn victims were rushed to the hospital where doctors declared them dead on arrival, Boshak said, adding that all the injured have been admitted to the hospital, including

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