Tuesday, 28 September, 2021

Mirpur gas explosion: Another dies at SHNIBPS, death toll now 5

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 1st September, 2021 12:20:47 PM
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A woman, who suffered burn injuries in an explosion due to pipeline gas leakage at the city’s Mirpur area on August 26, died at a hospital in the capital on Wednesday morning.

Renu Begum (35), with 38 percent burns, breathed her last around 7:00am while being treated at the intensive care unit at Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery.

 Dr Samanta Lal Sen, chief coordinator of the hospital, confirmed the matter.

With this, a total of five persons died in the explosion so far.

Two other injured: Naznin Akhter (25) and her daughter Nawshin (5), are being treated at the hospital.

Seven people, including a child, were hospitalised for burn injuries after being caught in the gas line explosion on the ground floor of a six-storey building in Block C of Mirpur 11 on Wednesday.