Gas pipeline explosion near mosque blast kills at least 16 in Bangladesh

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A gas pipeline explosion near a mosque in Bangladesh has killed at least 16 people and injured dozens more. It is suspected that a gas leak caused Friday’s blast. It occurred as worshippers were about to end their prayers at a nearby mosque just outside the capital Dhaka. An investigation has been launched into the incident. #Bangladesh

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