Tuesday, 21 March, 2023

Husband, wife killed in gas cylinder blast

A wife and her husband were killed after sustaining severe burn injuries in a gas cylinder explosion at a house of Bazlu Miah in Chunkutia Dakshin Para area of South Keraniganj on Tuesday.

The deceased were identified as Tanzila, 40, and her husband Md Ayub, 50, residents of village Setpur under Asashni Police Station in Satkhira district.

They are the tenants of the house of Bazlu Miah, reports BSS.

Family sources said that the fire occurred due to gas cylinder blast when cooking in the morning, leaving Tanzila and her husband seriously injured.

The injured were taken to Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery of Dhaka Medical College Hospital, but Tanzila succumbed to her injuries at the hospital at 2pm and her husband Md Ayub Ali died at 4pm.