A youth was killed and two other people were injured as the cylinder of a CNG-run auto-rickshaw exploded in Sholashahar area of port city Chittagong on Friday afternoon.
The deceased was identified as Abdur Rahman, 22. Further details about the deceased could not be known immediately.
Quoting assistant sub-inspector Pankaj Barua of Chittagong Medical College Hospital police camp UNB said the gas cylinder of the three-wheeler went off near Baby Supermarket around 4pm, leaving Abdur Rahman dead on the spot and two other people injured.
The injured were admitted to the CMCH.