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Mon, Apr 22, 2019 2:02

2 killed in Narayanganj gas line blast

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Two garment workers were burned to death and eight others injured in an explosion believed to have been caused by a gas line leak in a house at Bhulta of Rupgani upazila of Narayanganj early Monday.

Two garment workers were burned to death and eight others injured in an explosion believed to have been caused by a gas line leak in a house at Bhulta of Rupgani upazila of Narayanganj early Monday.

The deceased were identified as Shamim, 30, from Meherpur district and Rakib, 33, from Jhalakathi district.

A group of garment workers numbering 10-12 used to live on the ground floor of a three-storey house owned by a 'Rabeya Akhter Mili' in the area.

The explosion took place around with a big bang 3:15am leaving eight people injured, said inspector Rafiqul Alam, in-charge of Bhulta Police Station.

Rescued by the locals, the six critically injured victims were taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where the physicians declared the duo dead.

A wall of the house was blown away following the blast.

 

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