Employee of Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery dies after ‘setting himself on fire’

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20th March, 2021 01:08:49 printer

Employee of Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery dies after ‘setting himself on fire’

An employee of Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery in Dhaka reportedly committed suicide by setting himself on fire at his workplace early Saturday.

The deceased was identified as, Milon, 30, was a receptionist at the institute.

Confirming the news, Inspector Bachchu Mia, in-charge of Dhaka Medical College and Hospital police outpost, said that physically-challenged Milon set himself ablaze at a toilet of the institute around 1:15am.

The reason behind the self-immolation could not be known immediately.

Milon, who received over 90% burns, succumbs to his burn injuries at the ICU of the institute in the morning while undergoing treatment, said Dr Partha Sankar Paul of the institute.


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