Narayanganj gas explosion: Second victim dies | The Daily Star
02:10 AM, April 28, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 02:22 AM, April 28, 2021

Narayanganj gas explosion: Second victim dies

A man who sustained burn injuries in a gas explosion at a building in Narayanganj Sadar upazila on Friday died at a hospital in Dhaka last night.

The victim, Habibur Rahman, 45, breathed his last around 9:00pm while being treated at the Intensive Care unit of Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery, Dr Partha Sangkhar Paul, residential surgeon of the institute said.

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He was the second to die due to injuries from the explosion after his wife, Aleya Begum, passed away on Monday.

He had sustained 22 percent burns to his body in the explosion.

On Friday, 11 members of two families sustained injuries after the gas explosion. Six of the injured were sent to the burn institute as their conditions were critical.

Three of them are still under treatment at the hospital while two were released earlier.

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