Update December 19, 2015

Dhaka 2-02 am, 21-October, 2020

10 hurt in Ashulia RMG boiler blast

Sumel Sarker

RMG savar

10 hurt in Ashulia RMG boiler blast

19 December 2015, Nirapad News: At least 10 persons, including women and children, were hurt in a blast of boiler at RN readymade garments (RMG) at Ashulia in Dhaka on Saturday.

Some of the injured were identified as Razia Khatun (37), Rajib (2-month), Fayez Uddin (57) and Kamal Mia (18).

They were injured as a wall of the 3-storey RMG factory collapsed after the blast.

The incident occurred in Palli Bidyut area of Ashulia this noon.

Two of the seriously injured were admitted at Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH).

A witness Selim told banglanews that they had dear a huge sound and saw a wall of RN Garments collapsed on tin-shed house by the factory leaving mother and son injured.

Moreover, two of the RMG workers were also injured in the blast.

Ashulia Thana Officer-in-charge (OC) Mohsinul Qadir said that police have arrested six persons for interrogation regarding the blast.

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