Worker killed in boiler blast

Staff Correspondent

17 February, 2019 12:00 AM printer

CHATTOGRAM: A worker was killed in a boiler explosion at a paper mill in the city on Saturday.

The deceased was identified as Md Arman Alam, 17.

Fire Service and Civil Defence (FSCD), Chattogram Assistant Director (AD) Jasim Uddin said a boiler exploded at the Asia Pacific Paper Mill in the city’s Kalurghat area on Saturday morning.

The accident left the worker Arman killed on the spot. But, the mill authority informed them in the afternoon and they later recovered the body, he said.

The mill authority set up the boiler without approval from the FSCD department while the mill also lacks fire fighting equipments, said the AD.

Action will be taken following law in this regard, he added.