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9 burnt due to city’s Mugda Hospital AC blast

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 21st October, 2021 05:29:41 PM
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9 burnt due to city’s Mugda Hospital AC blast

At least nine people were injured in a fire originated from explosion of air-conditioner of Mugda Medical College Hospital in the capital on Thursday afternoon.

The injured Monika Pereira, senior staff nurse of the hospital, Mary Akhter, Rumi Khatun, ward boy Nazmul Hossain, Zahirul Haque, Saidul Islam, Omar Farooq, Shahina Akhter, a senior nurse Shahina Akter, and ward boy Alamgir Hossain were admitted to burn unit of Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH).

Earlier, the fire originated around 12:30pm at the hospital building.

On information, seven firefighting units rushed to the spot and brought the blaze under control at 1:00pm, said Nazma Akhter, duty officer of Fire Service and Civil Defence Headquarters, said.