6 burnt in city transformer blast


Staff Reporter:

Six students of a madrasha sustained burn injuries as a transformer blasted in old Dhaka’s Bangshal area on Saturday morning.

The injured were identified as Saber, Sajjad, Ashik, Soleman, Mostakin and Abdur Rahman, all aged between 7-8 years. They are students of Mohammadia Islamia Hafezia Madrasa.

Dhaka Medical College and Hospital sources said a fire broke out when the transformer exploded near the two-stoery madrasa building around 8:30am, leaving them injured.

The victims were taken to the burn unit of DMCH, said Bachchu Miah, in charge DMCH police outpost.unb


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