Refrigerator explodes in capital, 2 pedestrians burnt
Published: 07:53 PM, 14 October 2020 Updated: 09:45 PM, 14 October 2020
Two pedestrians have been burnt when the compressor of a refrigerator exploded in a fast food shop in the capital.
The accident took place at a fast food shop at Shyamoli bus stand around 1.30 pm on Wednesday.
The injured are Sadequl Islam (45) and Shafiqul Islam (22).
Adabar police SI Md. Sohail Rana confirmed the matter and said that two people were standing in front of the fast food shop at Shyamoli bus stand due to rain around noon. The shutters of the shop were closed then. With a loud noise from inside the shop, the compressor machine of the refrigerator exploded and the shutter broke and fell on the road with the refrigerator. At that time, two people standing in front of the shop were burnt.
Adabar Police Station OC Shahiduzzaman said the shop was closed for five or six days. Fire service personnel came to the spot immediately after the accident.
The burn victims were rescued and admitted to the Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery.