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DU student dies at DMCH taking blast toll to 6

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 21st March, 2023 08:58:03 PM
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Nur Nabi, a Dhaka University (DU) student, who suffered critical injuries in the March 5 building explosion at Science Lab area, died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Tuesday.

Nur, a fourth-year student of the Islamic Studies department, used to stay at Shahid Sergeant Zahurul Huq Hall.

He breathed his last around 2:00pm Tuesday while undergoing treatment at the intensive care unit of the hospital, said DMCH Director Brig Gen Nazmul Haque.

With this, the death toll in the blast has risen to six.

On 5 March, Nur Nabi was passing by the area when the explosion took place. He suffered injuries to his head and leg after debris from the blast fell on him. Nur was rushed to DMCH immediately where he was being treated until his demise Tuesday.