AC explosion kills 2 in Gazipur...

AC explosion kills 2 in Gazipur

 Gazipur Correspondent

 Published: 07:39 PM, 24 July 2022   Updated: 09:44 PM, 24 July 2022



Two people were killed in an AC compressor explosion in a generator room in a garment factory in Gazipur. 

The incident took place at Elegant Garments in Hotapara area of Joydevpur Police Station of Sadar Upazila on Sunday afternoon.

The deceased are 24-year-old Sagar, son of Matiur Rahman of Kalidaspur village in Daulatpur upazila of Kushtia and 30-year-old Sohel Islam, son of Joynal Talukdar of Nairshi village in Sadarpur upazila of Faridpur.

Among them, Sagar was working as an AC electrician at Elegant Garments and Sohel was an employee of an AC repair company.

Gazipur Industrial Police Assistant Superintendent of Police SM Azizul Haque said that the AC compressor in the generator room of the factory was broken. Sagar and Sohel were repairing the compressor machine. They were seriously injured when the compressor exploded after starting the repair. Later, they were taken to Gazipur Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Medical College Hospital where doctors declared them dead.

Resident doctor of the hospital Md. Rafiqul Islam said two were brought to the hospital in dead condition. Their bodies and faces were burnt.