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35 injured in Gazipur Kaliakair’s gas cylinder explosion

Update : 13 Mar 2024, 22:05

At least 35 people, including women and children, were injured in a gas cylinder explosion in Gazipur's Kaliakair on Wednesday.

They were admitted to Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery with burn injuries.

Of them, 10 were identified, said Inspector Bachchu Mia, in-charge of Dhaka Medical College Hospital police outpost. 

They were Md Akash, Md Kuti, Md Ariful, Maidul Islam, Yasin, Soleiman, Noor Nabi, Moshammat Shilpi, Mohammad Naeem and Nirab.

A cooking gas cylinder exploded at a colony next to Top Star Garment Factory around 6:00pm today, said Gazipur Fire Service and Civil Defence Deputy Director Abdullah Al Arefin. 

Locals said a cooking gas cylinder started leaking at a house in the colony. The resident brought the cylinder to the main door and threw it out on the road, leading to the explosion.

A fire engine is working at the scene.

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