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3 burned in Turag Rickshaw garage explosion died

3 burned in Turag Rickshaw garage explosion died

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Three people burnt in a chemical explosion at a rickshaw garage in Rajabari Kamarpara area of Turag in the capital died on Saturday night and early Sunday in the intensive care unit of the Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery (SHNIBPS).

Dr. S, M, Ayub Hussain, resident surgeon of SHINBPS told BSS that on Saturday around 11:30 pm, Md Shah Alam, 23, succumbed to his injuries. Later around 2 am, the garage owner Gazi Mazharul Islam, 47, and Md Noor Hussain, 70, died.

The other burn victims- Md Mizan, 35, Md Alam Mia, 20, Md Masum, 35, Md Al-Amin, 30, Md Shaheen, 25 and Shafiqul Islam, 32, are being treated at the SHNBPS Institute with 45-95 percent burns, and their condition is critical, he said.

Officer-in-charge (OC) of DMP Turag police station Mehdi Hasan told BSS thata chemical blast occurred at the junkshop in Turagaround11:30 am on Saturday.The fire spread in the adjacent rickshaw garage.

The Turag Police and locals rescued the injured and sent them to the hospital.