BSS-45 Mother, 2 children burnt in Ctg cylinder blast

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Mother, 2 children burnt in Ctg cylinder blast

CHITTAGONG, Dec 28, 2017 (BSS) – A woman and her two children sustained
severe burn injuries in a gas cylinder blast in the port city today.

The gas cylinder exploded at the flat of one Mehedi Hasan, in Garibullah
Shah Residential area around 12noon, leaving his wife Tanjira Akhter, 35,
daughter Tanjina, 13, and son Tanvir Hasan, 8, with burn injuries, said
Assistant Sub Inspector Ala Udddin of police outpost of Chittagong Medical
College Hospital (CMCH).

He said the victims are now undergoing treatment at Burn and Plastic
Surgery Department of CMCH.

Tanzira sustained 80 percent burns while her son Tanvir 35 percent and
daughter Tanzina sustained 25 percent burns, he added.

In-charge of CMCH police out-post Jahirul Islam said the gas cylinder
blasted with a big bang while the woman was cooking in the afternoon.

BSS/MAM/ARS/1924 hrs