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Death toll from Chattogram container depot blast climbs to 4

The death toll from the explosion at a container depot in Patenga area of Chattogram district on Wednesday has climbed to four following death of another injured worker.


Md Rabiul, a worker, succumbed to his injuries at a hospital in the capital around 10pm on Wednesday, said Mohammad Zobair Syed, officer-in-charge of Patenga Police Station.


Dr Md S Khaled, assistant professor of Chattagram Medical College Hospital burn unit, said Rabiul received 95 percent burn injuries and he was referred to Dhaka.


Earlier, three workers Jubayer Sabbir, 26, Amir Hossain, 32 and Rabiul Alam, 31, died in the blast incident.


The explosion occurred at noon while they repairing a fuel tank of a prime mover at Inktrend Container Depot located at Bijoy Nagar of Patenga.


A team of criminal investigation has visited the spot, said the OC.


Source: United News of Bangladesh