A woman died and two other members of her family including a child were critically injured in a sudden gas cyclinder blast at thier residence in Mojiborghat area of Kamrangirchar today.
Aklima Begum , 45, succumed to her injuries around 6:00pm at the burn unit of the Dhaka Medical College Hospital.
Her daughter Jolly Begum, 25, and grandson Alif, a two-year-old were injured in the explosion as well.
An LP gas cylinder exploded while Aklima was cooking at their one-room house around 10:30am.
Locals rescued and rushed them to Dhaka Medical College Hospital’s burn unit.
Aklima had sustained 65 percent burn injuries while Jolly got 85 percent and Alif has 90 percent of their body burnt, said Humayun Kabir, a sub-inspector of Kamrangir Char Police Station.