• Wednesday, Sep 29, 2021
  • Last Update : 04:06 am

3 burnt in gas cylinder explosion in Savar

  • Published at 10:19 pm July 5th, 2021
Fire
Representational image Bigstock

Locals rescued and admitted the victims to the burn unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital

Three people were burnt in a gas cylinder explosion in Savar on Monday afternoon.

The victims were identified as Sadia Akhter, 22,  local garment factory worker Shajib, 25, and his wife Sharifa Akhter, 21.

The incident took place at a local resident’s house in Ashulia’s Nishchintopur area.

Quoting locals, Ashulia police station Sub-Inspector (SI) Shafiullah said that Shajib and his wife came home on Monday afternoon for a lunch break. 

After opening the door of their room, there was a sudden explosion and a fire broke out, leaving the three victims injured, he added.

Later, locals rescued and admitted them to the burn unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital. 

According to the police, locals also brought the fire under control by collecting water from nearby sources. 

Jahangir Alam, senior station officer of Ashulia DEPZ fire service, said their team left for the spot and returned when they reached Jamgara area after receiving news about the fire being already under control.

Later, they determined that the incident was the result of a gas cylinder explosion.

72
Facebook 70
blogger sharing button blogger
buffer sharing button buffer
diaspora sharing button diaspora
digg sharing button digg
douban sharing button douban
email sharing button email
evernote sharing button evernote
flipboard sharing button flipboard
pocket sharing button getpocket
github sharing button github
gmail sharing button gmail
googlebookmarks sharing button googlebookmarks
hackernews sharing button hackernews
instapaper sharing button instapaper
line sharing button line
linkedin sharing button linkedin
livejournal sharing button livejournal
mailru sharing button mailru
medium sharing button medium
meneame sharing button meneame
messenger sharing button messenger
odnoklassniki sharing button odnoklassniki
pinterest sharing button pinterest
print sharing button print
qzone sharing button qzone
reddit sharing button reddit
refind sharing button refind
renren sharing button renren
skype sharing button skype
snapchat sharing button snapchat
surfingbird sharing button surfingbird
telegram sharing button telegram
tumblr sharing button tumblr
twitter sharing button twitter
vk sharing button vk
wechat sharing button wechat
weibo sharing button weibo
whatsapp sharing button whatsapp
wordpress sharing button wordpress
xing sharing button xing
yahoomail sharing button yahoomail