Dinajpur boiler blast death toll rises to four

United News of Bangladesh | Published: 11:43, Apr 21,2017


Another worker who sustained burn injuries in a boiler explosion at a rice mill at Gopalganj in Dinajpur sadar on Wednesday died at Rangpur Medical College and Hospital on Friday, raising the death toll from the incident to four.

Sources at the hospital said Rustam Ali, 45, succumbed to his injuries around 10:30am.

On Wednesday, two workers, including a female one, were killed and 28 people suffered burns as the boiler went off at Jamuna Auto Rice Mill.

The injured were taken to M Abdur Rahim Medical College and Hospital where physicians declared Anjana Bibi, 30, and Moksed Ali, 50, dead.

Of the injured, 14 were shifted to Rangpur Medical College and Hospital where Anwarul Islam succumbed to his injuries on Thursday morning.

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