Barguna ice factory gas cylinder explosion leaves one dead

Sun Online Desk

22nd January, 2021 01:02:01 printer

Barguna ice factory gas cylinder explosion leaves one dead

One person was killed and at least 50 others fell ill as a gas cylinder of an ice factory exploded in  Patharghat upazila of Barguna early Friday.

The deceased was identified as Shahjahan alias Samrat, 50, a mechanic of the factory.

Confirming the news, Shahabuddin, officer-in-charge of Patharghata Police Station, said the explosion took place at around 12:30am.

Around 50 people, including five firefighters, fell ill due to toxic gas inhalation following the explosion, he said.

Eight of the injured were taken to Barisal Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital while others were taken to Patharghata Upazila Health Complex.


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