The death toll from the gas cylinder blast in the city’s Jatrabari rose to three with the death of another victim at Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) on Tuesday.
The deceased was identified as Abul Kalam, 45.
Kalam, who was undergoing treatment at the hospital with 80 percent burn injuries, breathed his last around 9:30 am, said Inspector Bachchu Mia, in-charge of Dhaka Medical College and Hospital police outpost.
Earlier, another victim, Md Ripon, son of late Ali Hossain of Bhola district, succumbed to his injuries at DMCH in the early morning .
On Sunday, another victim of the explosion, Bishwanath Dutta, 48, died at the hospital.
On Saturday afternoon, six people received burn injuries when a gas cylinder exploded in a shop in the Sayedabad area of Jatrabari in the capital. They were all rushed to the Dhaka hospital.