Gas leak explosion in Narayanganj: Death toll reaches four

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13th March, 2021 01:00:21 printer

Gas leak explosion in Narayanganj: Death toll reaches four

Yet another victim, who sustained burn injured in a fire caused by gas leak on the top floor of a six-storey building at Masdai in Fatullah of Narayanganj, died at Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery on Satuday.

With this, the death toll reaches three in the incident.

Md Sabbir, who suffered 42pc burns, died this morning, confirmed Partha Sanker Paul, resident surgeon of the hospital. 

On Tuesday, fire erupted from an explosion on the top floor of a six-storey building in Masdai Patenga Mor area of Fatullah.

Garment worker Md Mishal, 27, his wife Mita, 23, their son Minhaj, and daughter Afsana, 5, and Mita's two cousins Mahfuzul Rahman, 12, and Md Sabbir, 15, received burns in the incident.

Mishal, Mahfuzul and Minhaj died at the burn institute on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday respectively.

Two others -- Mita, and Afsana, -- with 14pc and 10pc burns respectively are now undergoing treatment at the hospital.


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