Comilla, Mar 25: A truck driver and his assistant were killed after explosion of cylinder of the truck in Chandina area of Comilla district on Friday.
The incident happened in front of Kutumbapur Government Primary School of Chandina area on Dhaka-Chittagong highway on Friday noon.
Witnesses said the sand-laden truck (Dhaka-N-2278) from Daudkandi hit a covered van in front of the primary school as the driver lost its control over steering, leaving the cylinder of its blast and left the driver and his assistant burnt alive.
Locals said the accident might have been happened after occurring something error in one of wheels of the truck.
Kazi Moniruzzaman, Sub-Inspector (SI) of Eliotganj Outpost of Highway Police, confirmed the incident.