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5 workers burned by hot water in Ashulia factory

  • Published at 03:42 pm March 8th, 2019
Ashulia
Screenshot of Ashulia taken from Google map

Three of them are in critical condition

Five people have been injured after being burned by hot water at a factory in Ashulia.

The incident took place at One Thread Spinning Mills Ltd at the Jamgara area on Thursday night.

The workers’ night shift was ongoing at the time.

The injured are factory Operators Ramzan, Nuru, and Shaju; plus, Dyeing In-charge Monir Hosain and Kalam.

They were injured when hot water from a dyeing machine fell on them. They were taken to East West Medical College and Hospital; then three of them were referred to Dhaka Medical College Hospital in critical condition.

The factory Manager Minazur Rahman said: “The accident occurred because of the workers' negligence.”

Confirming the matter, DEPZ Fire Service Senior Station Officer Abdul Hamid said: “A Fire Service team has already visited the scene.