Mamun was admitted to the institute on Thursday with 100 per cent burns. Two more injured workers -- Parvej, 28, with 100 per cent burns, and Jibon, 20, -- with 30 per cent burns, are currently being treated at the hospital, said SM Ayub Hossain, resident surgeon of the institute.

The fire broke out at the building around 6:00pm on Thursday.

Riaz, a colleague of the victims, said that the workers were on a break and getting ready for the night shift when there was a sudden explosion, and the fire broke out.

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