Three more victims of Narayanganj gas explosion die
Three more victims, who suffered burn injuries in a gas explosion at a house in Narayanganj on February 17, died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) burn unit between this morning and yesterday.
With this, death toll from the gas explosion rose to five.
Apan (10) and his uncle Hiran (30) breathed their last at the burn unit of the hospital in between 5am and 5:30am today while Apan's other uncle Abul Bashar Emon (28) succumbed to his injuries at 4am yesterday, said Inspector Bachchu Miah, in-charge of DMCH police camp quoting doctors.
Three other victims of the deadly blaze from the gas explosion who are undergoing treatment at the burn unit of the hospital, are also in critical condition, the police official added.
On February 17, a woman died and seven other members of a family suffered burn injuries in a gas explosion in Siddhirganj of Narayanganj as family members fell asleep without turning off the gas stove.
Following the deadly explosion, Kiron Miya (45) and his mother Nur Jahan (60) succumbed to their injuries while undergoing treatment at DMCH burn unit.