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Four suffer burn injuries as gas cylinder blasts in Malibagh

  • Fire breaks out following leakage of gas cylinder’s pipe
  • Among four, one receives critical injury with 65% burn
Update : 20 Mar 2024, 09:17 PM

Four people were injured in a gas cylinder explosion following a fire at a restaurant in the capital's Malibagh intersection area on Wednesday evening.

The injured are Md Sabuj, 20, Md Maruf, 16, and Julhas, 18 and Hannan Hossain, 28.

They all are the staff of "Shahjalal Hotel and Restaurant".

Among them, Hannan Hossain received 65% burn injuries and is now undergoing treatment at Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery while three others at the burn unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH).

Towhid, a colleague who brought them to the hospital, said that in the evening they were selling iftar in front of the restaurant.

Suddenly, a fire broke out following the leakage of the pipe of the gas cylinder which left four of them injured.

Inspector Md Bachchu Miah, in-charge of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) Police Outpost, said all the victims suffered burn injuries in their hands and parts of their legs.

They are undergoing treatment at the hospital, he added.

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