Gas line leak caused explosion in the residence of Mirkadim municipality mayor, injuring him and 12 others.
Bomb disposal unit examined the explosion and detected gas line leak on Wednesday.Mirkadim municipality mayor, his wife and 11 others received burn injuries in blast at his residence in Munshiganj Tuesday night.
The incident took place around 9pm as the mayor was holding a meeting with councillors and others on the second floor of the building.
The injured are mayor Haji Abdus Salam, his wife Kanan Begum, panel mayor Rahim Badsha, Md Awlad Hossain, Md Momtazul Islam, Md Mainuddin, Mosharraf Hossain, Shyamal Das, Panna Mia, Kalu Mia, Md Idris Ali, Md Sohel and Din Islam.
Twelve of the injured were admitted to Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery, while one was taken to Munshiganj General Hospital.
Mayor Haji Abus Salam along with others was staying on the second floor of the building at the time of the blast.