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2 injured by AC blast in Dhaka

  • Published at 08:18 pm July 20th, 2019
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Saiful suffered 30% burns, while 70% of Imran's body burned in the explosion

At least two people have been injured in a air-conditioner blast in Dhaka's Jatrabari.

The incident happened at an eatery in Jatrabari’s Shanir Akhra area around 11am on Saturday.

The two injured Saiful Islam, 22, and Md Imran, 20-- were employees at the eatery.

"They were injured in the explosion, and sent to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) burn unit for treatment," said Jatrabari police station Sub-Inspector (SI) Azmat Ali.

Residential surgeon of DMCH's burn unit, Partha Sankar Pal, said: "Both of them were in danger when they were brought to the hospital.

Saiful suffered 30% while 70% of Imran's body burned in the explosion."

Meanwhile, one of the injured, Imran said there was a burning smell when they opened the shop in the morning. 

Within a few minutes he heard a blast, and lost consciousness, he added.