Truck cylinder explosion kills a woman in capital

Sun Online Desk

15th June, 2021 11:20:30 AM printer

Truck cylinder explosion kills a woman in capital

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Truck cylinder explosion killed a woman Hazaribagh Beribandh area in Dhaka early Tuesday.

The deceased is identified as Salma Begum (30) was on the truck at the time.

The incident occurred at RS Filling Station around 3:00am as truck was receiving gas.

Several women presumably RMG workers boarded the truck. All of them except Salma got down the truck at the time of gas filling.

When cylinder exploded, Salma was critically injured, said Zafar Hossain, a sub-inspector of Hazaribagh Police Station.

Police rushed her to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where doctors declared her dead around 4:30am.

The truck was seized while body was sent to hospital morgue for autopsy.

The driver and other labourers on the vehicle narrowly escaped.