Munshiganj fire tragedy: One more dies, another critical

Published : 04 Dec 2021 09:37 PM | Updated : 05 Dec 2021 04:24 PM

After two siblings were burnt in an explosion in a building in Munshiganj, this time their father Kawsar Khan died (36). He died on Saturday morning while undergoing treatment at the hospital. Earlier, Kawsar, his wife Shanta Begum (26), two daughters Yasin (6) and Fatema alias Nohar (3) were critically injured in an explosion at three rooms on the second floor of Joynal Mia's four-storey building at Shah Cement Road in Char Muktarpur on Thursday morning. 

He was admitted to the hospital immediately. Yassin and Fatema died of burns that night. Later on Saturday morning, the burnt Kawsar also left for the land of no return. 

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Now Shanta Begum (26) is fighting to the death at Sheikh Barn Institute. Confirming the incident, Sadar Police Station OC (Investigation) Rajib Khan quoted a doctor as saying that Shanta Begum's condition was also critical. 55 percent of his body was burnt. Her heartbeat is declining.

He added that it was initially thought that the explosion was caused by a gas leak in the room. All the windows in the room were closed because of the cold. However, the real cause is being investigated. The concerned team of CID police has visited the spot.

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