Mohammadpur fire: Minor burn victim dies at SHNIBPS

Sun Online Desk

30th May, 2021 12:34:40 PM printer

Mohammadpur fire: Minor burn victim dies at SHNIBPS

A two-year-old minor boy, who suffered injuries in a fire at Mohammadpur area of the capital on Saturday, died early Sunday.

The deceased was identified as Morsalin, 2, only child child of Md Sohel, a day labourer, and Laboni Akter.

The child with 80 percent burns breathed his last at Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery around 1:00am, said Dr Samanta Lal Sen, co-ordinator of the institute.

Sohel, with burns on 75 percent of his body, and Laboni with 30 percent are fighting for lives at the hospital, he said.

The fire originated around 2:45am at their house at Nobodoy Housing area on Saturday.

Fire officials suspected that the fire started from a burning mosquito coil in a room where gas accumulated from a leak.