A total of seven people sustained burn injuries in a fire incident while working at a vehicle workshop at Gulshan Link Road under Tejgaon Industrial Area Police Station in the capital.
The incident took place at 2:00pm on Saturday.Those who sustained burn injuries are workshop junior engineer Shakibul Islam Shimul (25), worker Jewel (32), Rabiul Islam (24), Sunam (20), private car driver Ali Akbar (50), Haider Ali (22) and Rubel Hawlader (27).
According to workshop servicing manager Habibur Rahman, the workers were busy with their works of a private car. Work was also going on in some vehicles there. Papers and polythene kept inside a car caught fire as the engine of the vehicle was overheated. The fire engulfed adjacent areas and those working there sustained burn injuries. The injured persons were taken to Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery for treatment.