Two people of a family were killed and three others injured when gas cylinder of an ambulance, which was carrying a patient's body, exploded in Anwara upazila of Chattogram on Thursday.
The deceased were identified as Joynab Begum and Bulbuli Begum.
Officer-in-charge of Anwara Police Station Dulal Mahmud said the ambulance was hired for going to Chittagong Medical College Hospital. The gas cylinder of the ambulance exploded with a big bang when the ambulance reached at Chatori Choumohony in the evening.
Bulbuli died at the Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH) while undergoing treatment. The injured are undergoing treatment at CMCH, the OC said.