Woman dies in gas cylinder blast
A woman died and her daughter sustained burn injuries from a gas cylinder blast at a multi-storey building at Sreepur upazila in Gazipur district on Saturday.
The deceased were identified as Sonia Zannat, 25.
The incident took place on the fourth floor of the building at Mulaid village about 11:00am, Sreepur Fire Service and Civil Defence station officer Md Raihan confirmed.
Sonia and her two year-old daughter Humasa Zannat sustained burn injuries in the fire incident.
They were admitted to Al Hera Medical Center.
More than 50 per cent of Sonia's body was burnt in the incident while Humasa's 60 percent, said Humayun Kabir, a physician at the hospital.
They were, later, shifted to the burn unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital where the mother died while undergoing treatment, our local correspondent reports quoting the authorities concerned.