2 minor boys killed in Cox’s Bazar gas cylinder blast

Sun Online Desk

22nd January, 2021 03:04:56 printer

2 minor boys killed in Cox’s Bazar gas cylinder blast

Two minor boys were  killed and 14 others injured in a hydrogen gas cylinder explosion in Matarbari area in Moheshkhali upazila of Cox’s Bazar on Friday.

The deceased were identified as Ahmmad Khan Ehsan, 12, son of Jahangir Alam Prakash and Lamia, a resident of Dakkhin Miyazipara of Matarbari and Ershadul Rahman, 10, son of Azizul Rahman, of Balirpara of the district.

They were students of Mohammadia Masjidia Sunnia Hafezia Madrasa.

The incident took place on Azizia Kasemul Ulum Madrasa premises at Matarbari’s Nuton Bazar area when a balloon seller filling balloons with gas, leaving the minors dead on the spot and 14 others injured, said Moheshkhali Circle Additional Superintendent of Police Zahidur Rahman.

Among the injured, four have been referred to Chattogram Medical College Hospital (CMCH) in critical condition.

 


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