Rescue workers are seen at the site of a gas pipeline explosion in the port city of Chittagong, Bangladesh, November 17, 2019. (Photo: AP)
At least seven people died, and 25 others were injured after a gas pipeline exploded in southeast Bangladesh's port city, Chittagong, a police official said on Sunday.
The explosion at Patharghata area in Chittagong district collapsed portions of a boundary wall of a nearby building, local police official Mohammad Mohsin said.
Officials believed that a gas leak-triggered explosion might have caused the incident.
The injured have been taken to hospital, and a rescue operation was underway.