Dhaka: At least seven people were killed and dozens of others injured in the collapse of a commercial building after a massive explosion in Bangladesh’s capital city of Dhaka on Sunday. Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Shafiqul Islam told journalists that “seven people were killed in the explosion.”Also Read - Ahoy! India's Luxury Cruise Antara Ready To Set Sail On World's Longest River Journey; When, Where And How | Details Inside

“We’ve come to know that at least 50 people were injured in the incident,” he added. The exact cause of the blast that took place at around 7:30 p.m. local time remains unclear, the Xinhua news agency reported. Also Read - Bangladesh Floods: Millions Marooned, Homeless As Country Grapples With Worst Ever Floods In 122 years

Islam said that they did not find any evidence leading to an act of sabotage that could cause the explosion in the building which houses several restaurants and shops. Broken glass walls of several nearby buildings and shopping malls littered the road outside the three-storey building.  Two buses were also heavily damaged due to the explosion. Also Read - One Dead, Several Injured After Part Of Building Collapses In Navi Mumbai