3 people of the same family including children were burnt in an explosion in a residential house in Feni city. This accident happened on Tuesday around 9 pm. Three people were taken to the hospital.
The injured are Ashish Kumar Sarkar (40), his wife Tumpa Rani Sarkar (30) and son Rik Kumar Sarkar (9) of Feni Depot of Pharmaceutical Company Aristopharma.
Injured Tumpa Rani said that after her husband returned home from office, the explosion occurred as soon as she lit the dish while cooking. There was probably a gas line leak.
According to the fire service, the explosion may have been caused by the compressor of the refrigerator in the house.
Feni General Hospital emergency department doctor Fazlul Kabir said that 60 to 70 percent of burnt Ashish Kumar was burnt. His trachea was burnt in many parts. Meanwhile, 40 percent of his wife and 30 percent of his son were burnt. They have been sent to Sheikh Hasina Burn Institute.