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Jatrabari gas cylinder blast: One more burn victim dies

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 16th November, 2021 11:42:14 AM
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A man, who suffered burn injury in a gas cylinder explosion at a shop in Dhaka's Jatrabari area on Saturday evening, died early Tuesday.

The deceased was identified as Ripon Miah, son of Ali Jamaddar of Bhola’s Charfassion upazila.

Ripon, with 60% burns, breathed his last at Sheikh Hasina National Burn and Plastic Surgery Institute (SHNBPSI) around 5:00am.

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

Earlier, Biswannath Datta, 65, died on Sunday in the incident.

The condition of three of the remaining four burn victims are critical, he said.

The explosion occurred around 5:15pm at a cylinder shop on the ground floor of Awal Amirul Motor Parts market at Janapad intersection area in the capital, leaving six people burnt.