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Storehouse blast in Turag: One more dies raising toll to six

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 9th August, 2022 11:40:48 AM
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Storehouse blast in Turag: One more dies raising toll to six

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One more victim of the explosion at a hand sanitiser storehouse in Turag of the capital succumbed to his injuries on Tuesday, bringing the total to six.

Al Amin, a battery-run auto-rickshaw puller, breathed his last around 3:00am while undergoing treatment at Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery.

Resident surgeon of the institute SM Aiyub Hossain confirmed the news.

The doctor said 75 percent of his body was burnt in the explosion.

Two other injured – Shaheen, 25, and Shafiqul Islam, 25, -- were receiving treatment at the hospital, hospital sources said.

Eight people suffered burn injuries in the blast occurred at about 11:45am on Saturday at the warehouse.