Medical &Health

Keraniganj woman dies after gas cylinder explodes

One person was killed and another injured as a gas cylinder exploded in Chunkutia area of Dhaka’s South Keraniganj on Tuesday.

The deceased was identified as Tanjila, 40, wife of Md Ayub Ali who was also injured in the explosion.

The explosion occurred at 6.30am at Bazlu Mia’s house, where Tanjila and Ayub Ali rented their home.

Injured Ayub Ali’s nephew Dalim said that the cylinder exploded when his aunt Tanjila was about to ignite the stove.

Both of them were seriously injured and taken to Sheikh Hasina Burn Unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) where Tanjila died at around 2 pm, he said.

Abul Kalam Azad, officer-in-charge of South Keraniganj Police said that a general daily has been filed in this regard.

Source: United News of Bangladesh