6 Bangladeshis killed in Saudi cylinder blast

Sun Online Desk

19th April, 2018 02:52:51 printer

6 Bangladeshis killed in Saudi cylinder blast

Six Bangladeshis, including two siblings, were killed as a gas cylinder exploded in their room at Ha’il of Saudi Arabia early Wednesday.


Three of the deceased were identified as Emranul Haque Sohel, 34, his brother Imamul Haque Munna, 22, sons of Abdul Haque of Basantapur village in Chouddagram upazila, and Md Sohel Rana, 30, son of Sirajul Islam of Sreepur village in the upazila.


Of the other unidentified deceased, one hailed from Feni and the rest two from Noakhali, UNB reports.


Victims’ families said the Bangladeshi workers went to sleep in their room on Tuesday night as usual, and the gas cylinder went off in the early hours of today, killing them on the spot.