Another worker who sustained burn injuries in a boiler explosion at a rice mill at Gopalganj in Sadar upazila of Dinajpur district on last Wednesday died at Rangpur Medical College Hospital on Monday morning, raising the death toll from the incident to 13.
Monoronjon Ray, 36, succumbed to his burns around 8:30 am, said Rangpur Medical College Hospital Burn and Plastic Surgery Division Chief Dr Maruful Islam.
Of the eight other victims currently under treatment, six are still critical, Rangpur Medical College Hospital Burn and Plastic Surgery Division said.
On April 19, two workers, including a female, were killed and 28 people suffered burn injuries as the boiler went off at ‘Jamuna Auto Rice Mill’ in Dinajpur Sadar upazila.
A five-member investigation team led by Dinajpur Additional District Magistrate Mahbubur Rahman are conducting a probe into the incident.
Source: Daily Sun, Dhaka, Bangladesh