Narayanganj mosque AC burst: 11 dead so far

Staff Correspondent,


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At least 11 people succumbed to grievous burn injuries at a hospital in the capital today.

It may be mentioned here that at least 37 devotees received burn injury when one AC exploded on Friday night after Esha prayer at the Baitus Salat Jame Mosque in the western part of Fatulla in Narayanganj Sadar upazila.

After the accident the were brought to Dhaka Medical College hospital.

They died while undergoing treatment at Sheikh Hasina Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery.

Officer - in-charge of the police outpost at Dhaka Medical College (DMC) Hospital Bachchu Mia confirmed the information to on Saturday (September 5). However, the name of the deceased has not been known yet.

Sheikh Hasina Burn and Plastic Surgery Institute resident physician Partho Shankar Pal said 11 people died while undergoing treatment while 26 people are under treatment now.