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10:55 AM, April 23, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 06:00 PM, April 23, 2021

Gas explosion leaves 11 injured in Narayanganj

At least 11 people of two families suffered burn injuries after a gas explosion at a building at Paschim Talla area of Narayanganj Sadar upazila today.

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Among the injured, five are in critical condition and were sent to Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery, reports our Narayanganj correspondent quoting a fire service official.

"The gas explosion occurred around 6:00 am today in two flats on the second floor of a building. Locals at first took the injured to Narayanganj General Hospital. From here five were sent to Dhaka in a critical state. They suffered 50% burn injuries," Narayanganj Fire Service and Civil Defence Deputy Assistant Director Abdullah Al Arefin told The Daily Star.

"The explosion might have occurred from gas leakage from stoves," he said.

A portion of a wall of the building also collapsed due to the explosion, said locals

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