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Transformer blast leaves 4 steel mill workers injured

Transformer blast leaves 4 steel mill workers injured

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Four workers of Salam Steel Mill sustained burn injuries in a transformer blast in the capital’s Shyampur area on Tuesday, police said on Wednesday.

The victims -- Sunil, 40, Raton, 35, Rony, 29 and Akaeed, 22 -- are undergoing treatment at Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery in Dhaka, said Md Bacchu Mia, in-charge of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) police outpost.

The blast occurred around 7pm when the workers were washing their hands and faces at the water tap next to the mill after work.

Among them, Raton received 25% burn injuries while Sunil sustained 22%, and Rony and Akaeed 5% burn injuries, he added.