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Gazipur factory blast death toll reaches seven

  • Published at 07:10 pm January 26th, 2016

Another victim, who was injured in the boiler blast in Gazipur, has died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital.

Kamal Hossain died at the hospital’s burn unit around 7:15am yesterday, taking the death toll to seven in the incident.

Inspector Mozammel Haque, in-charge of DMCH police camp, confirmed the death to the Dhaka Tribune.

The boiler in the factory named Smart Metal and Chemical, located in Pubail of Gazipur, exploded with a big bang around 4pm on Saturday. Around 30 people were working in the factory which caught fire right after the explosion.