Journalist's son killed in Dhaka AC compressor blast

United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Published: 12:39, Jan 02,2020 | Updated: 18:02, Jan 02,2020


A man died after the compressor of an air-conditioner exploded at a house in Dhaka’s Aftabnagar area on Thursday morning.

The deceased was Shapnil Ahmed Piash, 26, son of Moazzem Hossain Nannu, Dily Jugantor reporters and former secretary of Crime Reporters Association of Bangladesh.

The incident took place at the top floor of a 10-storey building around 6:00am. Piash suffered severe burns during the AC compressor blast.

Later, he was taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital at about 7:17am where doctors pronounced him dead, said Bachhu Mia, inspector of DMCH police outpost.

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