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Another Tejturibazar fire victim dies

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This April 11 photo shows firemen inspecting the devastated shop after the chemical explosion at Tejturi Bazar in the capital.
This April 11 photo shows firemen inspecting the devastated shop after the chemical explosion at Tejturi Bazar in the capital.

Another victim of Tejturibazar shop fire died after fighting for life for 20 days this morning.

With this, the number of death toll from the fire rose to 6.

Mahmudul Hasan, owner of Mahfuz Sewing and Electric, succumbed to his injuries at the burn unit of Dhaka Medical College and Hospital around 8:30am.

He had been suffering with inhalation injuries, DMCH source said.

The fire and explosion at Mahfuz Sewing and Electric, a shop that sells accessories for garment factories, left at least 11 people with serious burn injuries on April 10.

Gas spewing from an open 200-litre paint thinner barrel had ignited and flames whooshed along the narrow alley in front of the shop housed on the ground floor of a residential building.

Among the injured, five succumbed to their injuries at different times later.

Published: 4:33 pm Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Last modified: 4:47 pm Wednesday, April 30, 2014

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