Narayanganj mosque blast: Cries, screams engulf hospital

A heart-rending scene was created at the Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery with cries and groans of the victims of Narayanganj mosque blast and their relatives on Saturday.


Some 40 people suffered burn injuries as all the air conditioners of the mosque exploded during Esha prayers in Fatullah, Narayanganj on Friday night.


The incident took place around 8:45 pm at Baitus Salam Mosque when the devotees had just finished their prayers.


An air conditioner went off and sparked a fire inside the mosque.


Later, the remaining six ACs exploded there, leaving the 40 devotees injured.


A UNB photojournalist captured some photos at the hospital as the victim’s relatives and family members were overwhelmed by shock and grief.


A child who lost his loved one in the blast burst into tears.


Hospital staffers prepare a body of the explosion victim to handover to his family.


A family member of a deceased weeps while other relatives try to console her.


Several bodies of the victims of Narayanganj explosion are kept on hospital beds before handing them to their families.


Relatives of a decease sit in an ambulance with a coffin of their loved one.


Source: United News of Bangladesh