Septic tank explosion kills teenage girl in Munshiganj...

Septic tank explosion kills teenage girl in Munshiganj

 Manikganj Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 10:42 AM, 6 August 2022  

Septic tank explosion kills teenage girl in Munshiganj

Septic tank explosion kills teenage girl in Munshiganj

A 14-year-old girl was killed in a loud explosion of a septic tank in Munshiganj. The incident took place on the ground floor of Antu Akter's house in Manikpur area of ​​Sadar Upazila around 6 pm on Friday. 

The deceased was identified as Afroja Akhter, eldest daughter of Md. Awal of Nand Dulal area of ​​Kurigram district. 

Eyewitnesses said that the auto driver Awal lives on the ground floor of the three-story building. Around 6 pm, the septic tank exploded with a loud noise leaving Afroza Akter seriously injured. Hearing the blast sound neighbors came and rescued the teenager Afroza Aktar and took her to Munshiganj General Hospital, where the doctor declared her dead.

The deceased's father Awal said, "I was going to Muktarpur with a passenger. When I got the news of the accident, I returned home and came to know that my daughter had died due to the explosion of the septic tank. My wife and little daughter survived because they were in the kitchen next door during the blast.

Munshiganj Sadar Police Station OC Tarikuzzaman said that teenager Afroza Akhtar died when the septic tank exploded while watching TV in Manikpur rented house. But her younger sister survived as she was outside the room. At that time the girl's mother Rumi Begum was busy cooking in the kitchen. No complaint was received in this incident.

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