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Death toll from Kushtia filling station fire rises to 3

The death toll from the fire at a filling station in Bheramara upazila of Kushtia rose to three with the death of another at a hospital in the capital on Sunday.

The deceased was identified as Rajib, a worker of the filling station at Mahishadoba and son of Razzak of Daulatpur upazila.

Rajib, who sustained burn injuries during a fire at the filling station, died at Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery around 12 pm, said officer-in-charge of Bheramara Police Station Majibur Rahman.

Also read: Kushtia filling station fire kills two

On Friday, a fire broke out at Dafadar Filling Station in Mahishdoba area around 8 pm while unloading fuel from an oil tanker.

Two workers—Shahajul, son of Shahajuddin and Bijoy, son of Touhidul Islam of Digholkandi village in Bheramara upazila—died on the spot while three people sustained burn injuries.

The injured were taken to Bheramara upazila health complex where the doctors referred Rajib to a Dhaka hospital.

Source: United News of Bangladesh