Man hurt in gas cylinder blast dies in Rangpur

Our Correspondent

1 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

PANCHAGARH: A man, who suffered injuries in a gas cylinder blast, died at Rangpur Medical College and Hospital on Saturday night.

The deceased was identified as Yunus Ali, 37, a balloon vendor and son of Abdul Quader of Gobindaganj upazila in Gaibandha district.

Mehedi Hasan Khan Shaon, deputy collector of Panchagarh deputy commissioner’s office, said people including Yunus were injured as a gas cylinder went off with a big bang at a shop at Tentulia intersection bazar on Saturday noon while pumping gas into balloons.

Later, they were taken to Panchagarh Modern Hospital where doctors referred them to Rangpur Medical College and Hospital, said Abu Sayem Mia, officer-in-charge (OC) of Tentulia Model Police Station.

 Of the injured, the right leg of Yunus, below from the knee, was blown away during the incident.

 However, Yunus succumbed to his injuries at Rangpur Medical College and Hospital.