3 injured in Ctg gas cylinder explosion

22 January, 2020 12:00 AM printer

At least three people were injured as a gas cylinder went off in a lighterage vessel at Banglabazar of Majhir Ghat area on the bank of Karnaphuli River here on Tuesday, reports UNB.

The injured were identified as Mojammel Hossain, 30; Haidar Ali, 25; and Md Ershad, 24.

Fazlur Rahman Faruki, officer-in-charge of Sadarghat Police Station, said the incident occurred around 4:30pm when the trio was repairing the vessel with wielding equipment including the gas cylinder.