Saturday, October 24, 2020
Home World AC explosion in Bangladesh mosque kills 12, injures 25

AC explosion in Bangladesh mosque kills 12, injures 25

Image Source : PTI

AC explosion in Bangladesh mosque kills 12, injures 25 (Representational picture)

At least 12 worshippers, together with a baby, succumbed to their accidents after six air conditioners exploded in a mosque on the outskirts of Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka.

The blast occurred on the mosque in Narayanganj river port city at round 9 pm on Friday.

While 11 worshippers died throughout remedy on Saturday, a minor boy succumbed to his accidents on Friday, stated Dr Samantha Lal Sen, chief of state-run Dhaka Medical College Hospital’s burn unit — National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery.

He stated 25 others at the moment are being handled on the unit, however their situation are “very critical” as the burn caused more than 90 per cent damage to their bodies.
Fire officials suspect accumulated gas from a leaked pipe line caused a fire that might have triggered the AC explosion.

“A pipeline of Titas Gas passes beneath the mosque. We are suspecting that gasoline had leaked from the pipeline and accrued inside because the home windows had been closed. The explosion was most likely triggered as a result of sparks when somebody tried to modify on or off the ACs or followers,” Narayanganj Fire Service’s Deputy Assistant Director Abdullah Al Arefin was quoted as saying by the Dhaka Tribune.

Witnesses said they found five to six people coming out of the mosque as soon as the blast occurred. Worshipers, most of them severely burnt, were found lying on the floor, according to them, the report said. Police and fire service departments have launched separate investigations into the incident. 

Latest World News

Fight in opposition to Coronavirus: Full protection

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisment -

Most Popular

SRO expands on Spa 24 Hours COVID-19 considerations

The boss of the GT World Challenge Europe, of which the Belgian fixture is the blue riband spherical, defined that the imposition of...

The man who taught Uber find out how to make an apology

No doubt the job is generously remunerated, however for John List it has one other enchantment; for information geeks, automobile apps are like gold...

Gauahar Khan pens particular birthday want for rumoured boyfriend Zaid Darbar. Seen their mushy photographs?

Bigg Boss fame Gauahar Khan, who's rumoured to be courting choreographer and social media influencer Zaid Darbar,...

Recent Comments