A man was killed and three others injured as a boiler of a rice mill blasted in Binodpur area under Sadar upazila of the district on Wednesday noon. The deceased was identified as Momin Islam, 28, son of Dhanu Mia, hailed from Kurigram district.
The injured–Ruhul Amin, Bachchu–were rushed to Burn Unit at Dhaka Medical College Hospital.
Witness Khalil Mia told banglanews that the boiler of the Shurma Rice Mill blasted early Wednesday while Momin and two others were working in the mill.
Meanwhile, the injured were rushed to Munshiganj General Hospital.
Later, they were transferred to Dhaka Medical College Hospital as their condition deteriorated, where Momin succumbed to his injuries, he added.
Officer-in-Charge of Sadar Thana Abul Bashar told banglanews that he did not know the matter.