Worker killed while cleaning mosque tank

Our Correspondent . Narayanganj | Published: 01:18, Sep 19,2020


A mechanic was killed and another was injured in an accident at a mosque in Baburail area of Narayanganj while cle-aning the water tank on the mo-sque roof on Friday morning.

An explosion occurred as an iron pipe touched a livewire of an electric transformer. The deceased was pipe mechanic Monir Hossain while the mosque’s muezzin Sulaiman received injury, said Narayanganj Sadar Model Police Station OC Asaduzzaman.

Monir Hossain was burnt to death while the muezzin was taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital with burn injury, he added.

Earlier on September 4, a mosque explosion killed 31 worshippers after gas leaked from Titas’s distribution line.

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