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Narayanganj gas explosion: Third burn victim dies

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 15th November, 2021 11:40:22 AM
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Narayanganj gas explosion: Third burn victim dies

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A 19-year-old girl, who suffered burn injury with her five other family members in a gas leak explosion at a building in Narayanganj’s Fatullah on Friday, died while receiving treatment early Monday.

Jhuma Rani, with 50% burns, breathed her last at Sheikh Hasina National Burn and Plastic Surgery Institute (SHNBPSI) around 6am.

Dr Ayub Hossain, resident surgeon of the institute, confirmed the matter.

Another injured Tulsi Rani, 60, is still undergoing treatment at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) burn unit with 25% burn injury on her body, said police outpost In-Charge Bacchu Mia.

Earlier, the gas explosion occurred around 6:00 am at the ground floor of a five-storey building in Lalkha area of Fatullah under Narayanganj on Friday, leaving Maya Rani and Mongol Rani died on the spot and at least 15 others injured.

On information, two units of fire service rushed to the spot and brought the fire under control.