Sudden explosion at Ctg house kills 1, burns 2
Published: 01:03 PM, 17 October 2021 Updated: 04:54 PM, 17 October 2021
A man was killed in a sudden explosion at a house in the Baluchara area under the Bayazid Bostami police station in Chattogram city. Two more were burnt at the time.
The explosion took place on the ground floor of a three-storey building in the Baluchara area on Sunday morning. The identities of the casualties were not immediately found.
Confirming the matter, Bayazid Bostami police station OC Md. Kamruzzaman said there was a sudden explosion on the ground floor of a three-storey building in the Baluchara area in the morning. One died on the spot. Two people burnt at the time. They are being treated at Chattogram Medical College Hospital (CMCH).
Farid Ahmed, deputy assistant director of the Chattogram Divisional Fire Service, said a few workers lived in the explosion site. “It is believed the explosion may have been caused by a gas leak,” he added.