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6 including two minor boys hurt in gas blasts in city


Six people, including two minor boys, received burn injuries in separate gas explosions in the city’s Pallabi and Demra areas on Monday.
Four workers of a pharmaceutical company received burn injuries due to an explosion inside pharmaceutical factory in the city’s Mirpur-11. The injured employees are Shahidul, 30, Nahid, 19, Shahjada, 22, and Sumon, 21.Officer-in-charge of Pallabi police station Dadan Fakir said the employees were washing machine parts with petroleum like liquid near a gas burner inside Medicon Pharmaceutical factory of Parish road in Mirpur-11.
Suddenly an explosion took place there injuring the four employees. They were admitted to a local hospital, the OC Pallabi said quoting the factory employees.
In another incident, two minor boys–Ariyan, 12, son of Chanchal Mahmud, and Din Islam, 5, sons of Md Babul, were playing near main gate of a 2-storey building at Pacchim Boxnagar of Sarulia in Demra. Suddenly, an explosion occurred in the gas pipeline near the main gate injuring the two minor boys, said Duty officer of Fire Brigade head quarters Monirul Islasm.\
The two minor boys were admitted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital. – News Desk


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