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Three hurt in unexplained explosion while cutting tree at Rajbari

Three persons including a woman sustained injuries Sunday in an unexplained explosion at Baliakandi upazila of Rajbari district while cutting trees.

The injured are Aleya Khatun, 34, Abdar, 45, and Jinnat, 35.

Two of them were transferred to Faridpur Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical College and Hospital as their injuries were critical.

Abdus Salam, Chairman of Narua Union said around 11 am an explosion occurred at Sadar Ali Sardar’s house when workers struck the root of a tree with an axe.

In the explosion two workers and the woman who brought water for them got injured, he said.

Some GI pipes were seen underneath the soil at the spot of the explosion, said the chairman.

Officer-in-Charge of Baliakandi police station Tariquzzaman said the reason behind the explosion couldn’t be identified yet. Investigation is going on.

Source: United Nations of Bangladesh