Medical &Health

UAE visa office AC explosion: 1 dead, 7 injured

An air conditioner (AC) explosion left one man dead, and seven others injured at the UAE visa office in Dhaka’s Gulshan on Wednesday.

The deceased was identified as 30-year-old AC technician Azizul Hoque, Sudip Kumar Chakraborty, deputy commissioner of Gulshan Division of Dhaka Metropolitan Police said.

“One AC exploded as the maintenance work of the office’s air conditioning system was going on.”

“Azizul died on the spot and seven people sustained burn injuries in the explosion that happened at around 1:50pm. The injured were rushed to United Hospital, Sudip said.

Lima Khanam, duty officer of Fire Service and Civil Defence Headquarters, said Azizul’s body was recovered from the spot.

Source: United News of Bangladesh