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Dhaka Tribune

Narayanganj mill explosion: All burn victims now dead

Death toll from explosion now stands at seven

Update : 10 May 2023, 12:55 PM

The death toll from an explosion at a steel re-rolling mill in Rupganj upazila of Narayanganj rose to seven on Wednesday following the death of the last victim.

The deceased was identified as Md Ibrahim, 35.

Ibrahim had suffered 28% burn injuries and succumbed to his burn injuries at Dhaka's Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery in the morning, said Inspector Bacchu Mia, in-charge of DMCH police outpost.

The body has been kept at the hospital morgue for autopsy. 

The explosion took place on May 4 afternoon when workers were melting iron at the mill in Rupganj. 

A three-member probe body was formed to investigate the explosion.

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