Mosque Blast

Another victim dies

Staff Correspondent

23 September, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Another burn victim who had suffered burns in an explosion at a mosque in Narayanganj died on Tuesday, taking the death toll to 34.

The victim who received 22 percent burns to his body has been named as Shahadat Hossain Sifat, 18, son of Swapan Sheikh. He was undergoing treatment at Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery, said Partho Shankar Paul, a resident physician of the Institute.

He passed SSC exam this year and intended to enroll at a college. He was living with his family members at a house of Paschim Talla in Fatullah.

Two more burn victims are now fighting for life at the Institute.