An official of Rupantarita Prakritik Gas Company Limited (RPGCL) was injured in an explosion at the organization’s plant in Gopalganj, Sylhet.
Witnesses said the explosion occurred when Monowar Ahmed, field manager of the gas plant, lit a match to check a leaking petrol supply line on Friday afternoon.
Monowar received serious burn injuries in the ensuing explosion. He was whisked off to Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College for treatment.
Gopalganj police station Officer-in-Charge Fazlul Haque Shibli said a team of the law enforcement officials had already visited the location where the incident took place.
This article was originally published on Bangla Tribune.