Moghbazar explosion

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Moghbazar explosion
DateJune 27, 2021 (2021-06-27)
Time07:30 p.m. EST
LocationMaghbazar, Dhaka, Bangladesh
CauseGas cylinder blast
Non-fatal injuries50+

The Moghbazar explosion took place on June 27, 2021, in Moghbazar, Dhaka, Bangladesh.[2] investigations have been launched to know the exact reason of the gas explosion.[3]

Cause[change | change source]

There were gas cylinders at a restaurant at the ground floor of a three-storey building in the Moghbazar market while there were air conditioners at a showroom upstairs to the restaurant, There were gas cylinders as well at the road construction site at the scene where the restaurant cylinder burst along with other gas cylinders around creating a huge destructive blast, damaging Seven other nearby buildings and three buses in the explosion.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Welle (, Deutsche. "Bangladesh: Several killed in blast at Dhaka building | DW | 27.06.2021". DW.COM.
  2. "Bangladesh: At least 7 dead, dozens injured in explosion in Dhaka". Hindustan Times. June 28, 2021.
  3. Rahman, Anisur (June 28, 2021). "7 dead, around 400 injured in Dhaka explosion allegedly caused by gas leak".
  4. "Seven killed, many injured in blast in Bangladesh". Reuters. June 27, 2021.