Man killed, 9 hurt in boiler blast
A man was killed and nine others were injured as a boiler of a rice mill went off in Sadar upazila of Thakurgaon on Sunday afternoon.
Deceased Soleman Ali, 40, was the son of late Abbas Ali, resident of Rajagon village in the upazila.
Witnesses said the accident took place at Husking mill in Chowrongibazar area when workers were boiling rice in the mill, leaving Soleman dead on the spot and nine others injured, including the mill owner.
The injured were rushed to Thakurgaon Sadar Hospital.
Ruhina Police Station officer in-charge Chitaranjan Rai confirmed the matter.