Khagrachhari gas cylinder blast: Burnt 7


bdnewstimes desk: At least seven persons were injured in a fire believed to have been originated from an explosion at a gas cylinders warehouse in Khagrachhari Sadar upazila early today.

Two of the victims were identified as Minati Chakma, 45, and her husband Mahiranjan Chakma, 52, hailing from Khabangfuriya village, our local correspondent reports quoting Sub-Inspector (SI) of Khagrachhari Sadar Police Station Salam Hossain.

The victims were rushed to Khagrachhari General Hospital. Later, four of them were referred to Chittagong Medical College and Hospital as their condition deteriorated, hospital sources said.

According to the police official, the explosion occurred inside the warehouse at Khabangfuriya village around 5:45am.


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