Jatrabari explosion: 1 succumbs to burns
A man has succumbed to his burn injuries sustained from Saturday's gas cylinder explosion in a shop at Sayedabad in Jatrabari. The deceased was identified as Bishwanath Dutta, 65, who had 34 percent burns, said Inspector Bachchu Mia, in-charge of police camp at Dhaka Medical College Hospital. Bishwanath was undergoing treatment at the Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery Hospital with the five other injured. The others injured people are Md. Shafiqul Islam (50), Md. Shamsuddin Robin (25), Md. Abul Kalam (45), Md. Ripon (45) and Md. Kabir Hossain (38). Read: 6 suffer burns in Jatrabari gas cylinder explosion The incident took place near a tea stall in Sayedabad around 5pm on Saturday (November 13). Injured Shamsuddin Robin said they sustained burn injuries when a gas cylinder exploded near a tea stall in Sayedabad Janpad crossing area of Jatrabari, while painting a cylinder. After being rescued, they were rushed to Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery hospital. Ayub Hossain, a resident surgeon at the Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery, said Kabir Hossain sustained 85 percent burn injuries, Abul Kalam received 80 percent, both Shamshuuddin Robin and Shafiqul Islam received 78 per cent and Md Ripon received 60 percent. Bishwanath Datta received 34% percent burn injuries. The condition of the first five was critical, Ayub Hossain said on Saturday. But a day later it was Bishwanath who didn't survive his injuries.
1 killed, 2 injured as chemical drum explodes in Madaripur
A construction worker died when a chemical drum exploded at Rajoir Upazila in Madaripur on Sunday. The deceased was identified as Emon Munshi (22). Two others were seriously injured in the same incident. Also read: Man killed as gas cylinder explodes in Barguna ice factory According to police and local sources, some workers started work on a three-storey under construction building on Saturday morning. Around noon, Emon and his associates tried to open the mouth of an old chemical drum on the roof of the building with an iron device, which caused a sudden explosion. Emon died on the spot. Also read: Four friends at tea stall burnt as gas cylinder explodes Two other workers, Enamul Munshi (19) and Zahirul Islam (29) were seriously injured. Officer-in charge of Madaripur Rajoir police station Anwar Hossain confirmed the news to UNB.
Woman, two kids die in Narayanganj septic tank explosion
A pregnant woman and two children were killed and five others injured as a septic tank went off in Dighirpar area on Wilson road of Bandar upazila on Friday.