One person was killed and seven others suffered burns when the boiler of a rice mill exploded at Dhanghora bazaar in Sirajganj's Raiganj upazila yesterday, police said.
The dead was identified as Abdul Mannan, 32.
The injured were whisked to hospitals in Raiganj, Sirajganj and Bogra. The condition of one of them was stated to be critical.
The cause of the explosion could not be known.