7 burnt in Khagrachhari gas cylinder blast
Seven people sustained burn injuries in a fire originated from an explosion at a shop in Sadar upazila of Khagrachhari early Tuesday.
Local people said a gas cylinder exploded at a shop at Khabangpuria village around 4:30am that left seven people, sleeping beside a room of the shop, injured.
Being informed, Fire Service and Civil Defence members rushed to the scene and rescued the injured.
Critically wounded four were sent to Chattogram Medical College Hospital and three to a local hospital, residential physician Nayanmoy Tripura confirmed.
The victims are identified as Bikash Chakma, 50, Abdul Hamid, 23, Mahmudullah, 26, Jomir, 22, Newton Chakma, 25, Mahiranjan Chakma, 46, and his wife Minoti Chakma, 36.