Boiler explosion kills two workersNew Age Online
Two labourers of a rice mill were killed and two others sustained burn injuries when the boiler of the mill exploded at Dakbangla bazaar under Jhenaidah sadar upazila Thursday night, fire service officials said.
The deceased were identified as Shafi Uddin, 40, of village Naodapara and Aslam Hossain, 38, of village Sailkupa in Jhenaidah.
The labourers were working at an auto-rice mill owned by local Union parishad chairman, also Bangladesh Nationalist Party leader, Alauddin Al Mamun.
The boiler exploded at about 10:15 pm, they added.
Local fire fighters rushed to the spot and recovered two dead bodies.
Injured Abdullah and Khairul were rushed to Jhenaidah sadar hospital at about 11:00pm.
Jhenaidah fire station manager Lutfar Raham said the boiler was exploded due to a shortage of water inside it.
Officer in charge of Jhenaidah sadar police station Jalal Uddin Ahmed said the deputy inspector general of police of Khulna range SM Moniruzzaman and police super Altaf Hossain visited the spot.
No case was filed in this connection till the filing of this report Friday morning.
The bodies were sent to Jhenaidah sadar hospital morgue for postmortem examination.
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