Two workers were killed in a boiler explosion at a rice mill in Jhenidah Sadar upazila Thursday night.
The victims were identified as Shafiuddin, 35, of Naodapara village of Sadar upazila and Aslam Hossain, 40, of Shailakupa upazila.
Two other workers — Abdullah and Khairul Hossian — suffered burn injuries in the incident.
Police said when the boiler of Ifad auto rice mill at Narayanpur Trimohoni exploded with a big bang around 10:00pm, the mill collapsed killing two workers dead on the spot.
Local people, fire fighters and police rushed in and rescued other workers who were trapped under the collapsed mill.
The rescuers retrieved the bodies and sent those to Sadar hospital morgue for autopsy.
The injured were rushed to Sadar hospital from where Abdullah was shifted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital later.