A worker was killed and another injured in a boiler explosion at a rice mill at Kushaldangi village in Baliadangi upazila on Monday evening.
The deceased was identified as Nur Islam, 38, a worker of Shahjahan Rice Mill and son of late Mohammad of Palashbari village in Thakurgaon, reports UNB.
Quoting the witnesses, Mosaberul Islam, officer-in-charge of Baliadangi Police Station, said the boiler blasted with a big bang at the rice mill in the area at 6 pm, leaving its two workers injured.
The injured workers were admitted to Sadar Hospital and later badly burnt Nur was referred to Rangpur Medical College.
Later, Nur succumbed to her injuries on his way to the capital.