Another gas cylinder blast victim dies at DMCH

United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Published: 12:21, Apr 08,2019


A New Age file photo of Dhaka Medical College and Hospital.

A woman, who was undergoing treatment at Dhaka Medical College and Hospital with sever burn injuries after a gas cylinder blast, died on Monday morning, raising the death toll from the incident to two.

The deceased was identified as Fatema Begum, 35.

DMCH police camp in-charge inspector Bachchu Mia said Fatema succumbed to her injuries around 6:30 am.

Earlier on Saturday night, a woman and her three children sustained burn injuries in a gas cylinder blast in the city’s Kadamtali area.

Among the injured, her son Safawan, 5, died at the same hospital on Saturday night.

The others victims-Fatema’s son Rafi, 11, and daughter Faria, 9, are undergoing treatment at the hospital.

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