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Oxygen cylinder blast kills 2 in Ctg

Published : Wednesday, 17 April, 2019 at 12:00 AM  Count : 397

CHITTAGONG, April 16: Two workers died in an explosion while refuelling a cylinder with oxygen at Siraj Ano Oxygen Limited at Nasirabad under Panchlaish Police Station in the port city on Tuesday morning.
The victims were identified as Md Sabed, 30, from Feni and Pabitra Kumar Das, 60, from Barishal.
Another worker named Noor Osman, 28, sustained injuries in the blast. He was admitted to the burn unit of Chittagong Medical College Hospital.
The explosion took place at around 7:00am during refuelling of a cylinder in the company owned by Shafiqur Islam Chowdhury.
Naik Abdul Hamid of CMCH police outpost said Sabed was declared dead on arrival at CMCH while Pabitra Das died soon after admission to the hospital.
Injured Noor Osman suffered 10 percent burn injuries in his body, said doctors of the burn unit.

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