Rescue workers and policemen stand amidst debris near a Turkish restaurant following a gas explosion in Doha on February 27. Twelve people were killed, including two children, and about 30 wounded when a gas tank exploded at the Turkish restaurant in the Qatari capital off Doha on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
A Bangladeshi national sustained minor injuries in a cylinder blast in Doha of Qatar that claimed the lives of 12 people there early today, said Bangladesh Embassy in Doha.
The injured Bangladeshi citizen whose identity was not known immediately however was released from hospital after primary treatment, the sources added.
The 12 victims are from different nations, said unofficial information available with the embassy.
Bangladesh Embassy in Doha remains in the touch with the authorities concerned to find out further information regarding the accident.
Earlier on Thursday, 12 people including two children were killed when a gas tank exploded at a Turkish restaurant in the Qatari capital, reports Reuters.
About 30 others were injured in the blast at the Istanbul Restaurant that one security source said was accidental.