Six members of a family, including a nine-year-old girl, were burnt in an explosion in their apartment of a building in Uttar Kattali area of Chattogram early hours of Tuesday.
The injured Sajida (40), her three sons Sunny (24), Jibon (15), Shadin (15), Sajida's daughter Mahia (9) and daughter-in-law Dilruba (19) are undergoing treatment at Burn and Plastic Surgery unit of Chattogram Medical College and Hospital (CMCH).
The incident occurred around 12:00am on the fifth floor of the building on Community Centre Road of Colonel Haat, Md Jahir Hossain, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Akbarshah Police Station, said.
Five of them are in critical condition, he said.
The OC also said police are investigating the incident.