Gas cylinder blast burns mother, 3 children

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

A woman and her three minor children sustained burn injuries in a gas cylinder blast in Kadamtali area of the capital city on Saturday night, reports news agency UNB.

The victims are Fatema Begum, 35, her sons Rafi, 11, and Safwan, 5, and 9-year-old daughter Faria, said sub-inspector Badrul of Kadamtali police station.

Neighbour Ali Akbar said the gas cylinder went off around 8:30pm while Fatema was cooking in the kitchen, leaving the family members injured.

They were taken to the burn unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital, he added.

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