At least 11 workers suffered burns in a gas cylinder explosion at a cosmetics factory in Jamalpur of Kaliakoir upazila in Gazipur yesterday.
A fire broke out in the factory, FS Cosmetics Ltd, after the explosion. Several of the 35 workers, who were working inside, managed to run out.
Firefighters managed to douse the fire around 8:00pm. Six of the injured were taken to Dhaka while the others to different local hospitals, local sources said.