Dhaka: Massive Explosion In Moghbazar, 7 Dead, 70 Injured

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Seven people, including a child, died while 70 others were injured in an explosion in Dhaka on June 27. The incident took place around 8 pm near Moghbazar Wireless Gate area. Police initially called it a gas explosion but fire service & civil defence did not want to confirm anything before the investigation gets completed. Among the injured, 29 have been admitted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital & 10 to Sheikh Hasina National Burn and Plastic Institute. The other injured were taken to several hospitals in the Moghbazar area. Dhaka Metropolitan Police commissioner Shafiqul Islam visited the spot at 10.30 pm & informed that at least seven people were killed in the explosion, reported India Today. The commissioner added that they did not find any evidence to support it as an incident of sabotage (terror attack or bomb blast) and it is likely to have taken place due to gas explosion, reported India Today. In a media briefing, director general of Fire Service & Civil Defence, Brigadier General Sazzad Hussain, said, “The explosion might have taken place from any gas pipe or cylinder blast. The building, too, is risky.” Watch the video to know more.

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