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Gas explosion in Bhatara: Another victim dies

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Published: 16:39, 16 June 2024

Gas explosion in Bhatara: Another victim dies

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A woman, who suffered 55 percent burns in a fire at her residence on June 10, died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) early on Sunday (16 June), raising the death toll to 4.

The deceased was identified as Roxy Akter, 20, wife of Sirajul Mostafa, a Bangladeshi working in Dubai, and daughter of Abdul Mannan of Cox’s Bazar district.

Roxy breathed her last around 5:05 am at the burn unit of the hospital, said Inspector Bachhu Mia, in-charge of DMCH police camp.

Earlier, Ayan, 3, Sirajul and Roxy’s son, and Futu Akter, Roxy’s sister, died at the hospital on Wednesday while Abdul Mannan, 60, Roxy’s father succumbed to his injuries on Thursday.

Four members of a family suffered burn injuries when a fire broke out due to a gas explosion at a house in Bhatara area of the capital on June 11.