Four members of a family suffered burn injures as the compressor of a refrigerator exploded at a house at Kathra Mandalbari area of Metro Sadar Police Station in Gazipur on Saturday morning.
The burn victims are house owner Yakub Ali Mandol, 45, his wife Aklima Akter, 35, son Md Swapon and father-in-law Nurl Islam, 80.Quoting locals, police said that the accident took place at 6:00am which leaves four people injured.
Later, locals rescued them and took the fire victims to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) in the capital.
However, it is not clear why or how the explosion occurred, but police are investigating the matter.
Confirming the news Bacchu Mia, inspector-in-charge of DMCH Police Camp said among them, Nurl Islam sustained 25 percent burn injuries while Yakub Ali Mandal 100 percent and Aklima Khatun 95 percent.