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N'ganj factory fire: One succumbs to burn injuries, two battling for lives

N'ganj factory fire: One succumbs to burn injuries, two battling for lives

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A worker of Ananto Apparels on Friday succumbed to his burn injuries he sustained in a fire at the garment firm's seven-storey unit in the Siddhirganj area of Narayanjganj on Thursday.

The deceased was identified as Mamun, 27. He passed away at 8 am at Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery of Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH), said Bacchu Mia, in-charge inspector of DMCH police outpost.

Mamun was admitted to the institute on Thursday with 100 percent burns. Two more injured workers, Parvej, 28, with 100 percent burns, and Jibon, 20, with 30 percent burns, are currently being treated at the hospital, said Dr SM Ayub Hossain, resident surgeon.

The fire broke out at the building around 6pm on Thursday.

Riaz, a colleague of the victims, said that the workers were on a break and getting ready for the night shift when there was a sudden explosion, and the fire broke out.