A majority of those injured in the Chattogram depot blasts have suffered eye injuries and many are at risk of permanent vision loss.
Firefighters are some of the many frontliners who sign up for their jobs knowing the risks.
The UN has said the devastating fire at the BM Container Depot is a reminder of the need to work together towards effective industrial and enterprise safety frameworks and their enforcement.
The Ministry of Labour and Employment will provide Tk 2 lakh to each family of the people who died in in the fire and subsequent explosions at BM Container Depot in Sitakunda upazila last night, Mominur Rahman, deputy commissioner of Chattogram, had said.
BM Container Depot officials have expressed their condolences to the families of those killed and injured in the fire incident in Chattogram's Sitakunda.