Man dies in Keraniganj ‘gas cylinder blast’

11 December, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Meanwhile, a man died after sustaining severe burn injuries in a reported gas cylinder explosion in Hasnabad area of Keraniganj on Tuesday, reports UNB.

 The deceased was identified as Mahiuddin Mahi, 52, owner of a mattress shop where the fire broke out during the blast in the afternoon.

 According to Shah Zaman, officer-in-charge of Keraniganj police station, doctors declared Mahiuddin dead after he was taken to the burn unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH).

 Witnesses said that the fire occured due to a gas cylinder blast.

 Five units of Postogola and Keraniganj Fire Service stations brought the fire under control after an hour of frantic efforts said Nuruzzaman, deputy director of the Fire Service.