The death toll from the incident climbs to four
Another worker has succumbed to his burn injuries following the fuel tank explosion at an inland container depot in Patenga of Chittagong city that took place on Wednesday morning, killing three workers on the spot.
The deceased was identified as Md Rabiul, 35, a resident of Comilla. With his passing, the death toll from the incident climbs to four.
Md Yasin, Senior Manager (Workshop) of Incontrade Ltd said that the worker died around 11:15pm on Wednesday while he was being taken to Dhaka for better medical treatment.
Initially, Rabiul was rushed to the Burn Unit of Chittagong Medical College Hospital after he sustained 90% burn injuries in the blast.
Earlier on Wednesday, three workers were burnt to death while three others sustained critical burn injuries when the fuel tank of a lorry exploded at an inland container depot at the Chittagong city’s Patenga area.