Gulshan blaze: Another dies, death toll now 2
He also had suffered injuries after jumping off the building
Another person who suffered injuries during last night's fire in a residential building in Gulshan-2 died at a city hospital early today.
It brings the death toll from the fire to two.
The deceased was identified as Md Raju. He worked as a cook in an apartment on the seventh floor, police said.
He breathed his last around 3:30am at Zainul Haque Sikder Women's Medical College & Hospital (Pvt.) Ltd, Mustakim Badsha, manager of the hospital told Dhaka Tribune.
He said that more than 13 people injured in the fire have been treated at the hospital since last night. Among them, six received primary treatment while seven people were admitted to the hospital. Of them, Raju died.
Raju had suffered injuries after jumping off the building.
On Sunday night, Anwar Hossain, who worked as a caretaker at the same apartment, succumbed to his injuries as well.
Fire service managed to save at least 22 people alive from the building; of them, nine were male, 12 were female, and one child.
Anwar and Raju along with two others were seriously injured after jumping from the seventh floor of the building in panic.
The two others are receiving treatment at a hospital in critical condition.
Meanwhile, two more people have been admitted to a Dhaka hospital due to smoke inhalation from the fire that broke out on the seventh floor of a residential building in Dhaka's Gulshan area.
They were admitted at Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery at around 2:30am on Monday.
Fire Service and Civil Defence Director General (DG) Brigadier General Md Main Uddin said a total of 19 firefighting units managed to bring the flames under control after four hours at around 11pm.