Alexa Journ’s son killed in Badda AC blast

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Journ’s son killed in Badda AC blast

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 01:04 PM, 2 January 2020   Updated: 01:05 PM, 2 January 2020

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

A youth, identified as Swapnil Ahmed Pias, 25, was killed in the incident of AC blast at Aftabnagar in the capital’s Badda, on early Thursday, is the son of journalist Moazzem Hossain Nannu.

The incident took place around 6 am this morning. Later, Pias was rescued injured and taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) at 7:17 am when the doctor declared him dead.

The deceased Pias recently graduated from a private university. His father, Moazzem Hossain Nannu, is a former reporter of the Daily Jugantor and a former secretary of the Crime Reporters Association. He is currently working on Global TV.

Piyas' aunt, Sumaiya Rahman, said that Pias with his family live on the 10th floor of a 10-storey building in Aftabnagar, Badar. This morning Pias was alone in the house. Around 6am, the flat was set on fire by an AC blast. Later, he was rescued and around 7 am taken to DMCH.

Pias' father is also sick of the smoke of the fire. She is undergoing treatment at the DMCH, said Sumaiya Rahman.

DMCH Inspector Bacchu Mia confirmed this matter to DailyBangladesh.