The death toll from the Rajabari scrap godown explosion rose to eight, with another injured person succumbing to burns at a city hospital on Friday night, reports UNB.
The deceased was identified as Shahin Mia, 25.
Earlier, Shafiqul, 32, who sustained 80% burns, died at the hospital on August 9.
Al-Amin, 30, another victim, who suffered 70% burns, died in the small hours of August 9.
On August 8, Masum Ali, 35, son of Rahad Ali, who received 80% burns, succumbed to his injuries around 7.35pm at the hospital, Bachchu Mia said.
Earlier, on the same day, around 1.30am, Mizan, who suffered 95% burns, succumbed to his injuries.
On August 7, three injured — Gazi Mazharul Islam, 48, Md Alam Mia, 20, and Md Nur Hossain, 60, -- died at the same hospital.