One more dies in Narayanganj fire, death toll reaches 2

Another person identifying him as Kiron Mia, 45, injured in Narayanganj gas explosion died early on Tuesday while undergoing treatment at ICU of Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn And Plastic Surgery (SHBP), raising death toll to 2. “Kiron Mia died at 12:40 am while undergoing treatment,” doctors and family sources said.

He was admitted to the burn unit of Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) after being critically injured by fire that broke out following a gas explosion at a flat in Sahebpara of Siddhirganj in Narayanganj. Kiron Mia suffered 70% burns while trying to save his mother Noorjahan Begum, 70, from the fire incident on Monday.

Noorjahan also died while undergoing treatment at DMCH ICU on Monday. Another six persons of the same family who were also injured in the fire incident are undergoing treatment at the burn unit of DMCH.