The driver of a microbus wasburned alive as his vehicle caught fire following explosion of a gas cylinderin Sadar upazila early yesterday.
Police recovered the charred bodyof the victim who could not be identified yet in the morning and sent it toGazipur Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsy.
Police said the gas cylinder ofthe microbus exploded with a big bang after it hit a stationary truck atRajendrapur on Dhaka-Mymensingh highway in the early hours. The microbus caughtfire after the explosion.
The driver of the vehicle wasburned alive as he got trapped inside. The microbus was burned to ashes beforefirefighters reached the spot.