Munshiganj gas cylinder blast: After two children, father die too
Published : Saturday, 4 December, 2021 at 11:37 AM Count : 565
A man, who alongwith his family sustained burn injuries from gas cylinder explosion at their house in Munshiganj's Sadar upazila on Thursday, have died after the death of his two children.
Kawsar, 42, breathed his last at Sheikh Hasina National Burn and Plastic Surgery Institute at about 7:00am on Saturday.
Earlier on Thursday night, his son Yasin, 6, and daughter Fatema, 3, died at the institute while underwent treatment there.
The hospital resident surgeon Dr SM Ayub Hossain confirmed the matter.
However, Kawsar's wife Shanta, 38, has been kept at the intensive care unit (ICU) in critical condition.
Some 54 per cent of Kawsar's body was burnt while 48 per cent of Shanta, Dr Ayub said.
A fire broke out on the first floor of a two-storey building at Char Muktarpur area following the cylinder explosion around 4:30am on Thursday. All the four members of the family were burnt in the fire.
They were taken to Munshiganj General Hospital and, later, shifted to the burn institute.