Two burnt Nayrayanganj factory workers die at hospital


Two workers of the 12 who sustained burn injuries at a steel mill at Sonargaon in Narayanganj when molten iron fell on them on Friday, died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital burn unit on Saturday.

They are Masum Miah and Nayan Maiah. Both of them had 90 per cent of their bodies burnt.

They died at around 2:00am and 3:00am.

Conditions of eight of the injured, who were admitted to the burn and plastic surgery unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital, are stated to be critical. DMCH officials said.

All of them are workers of Muntahar Steel Mills Limited at Nayapur of Sonargaon.

A supervisor of the mill, Md Arju, said that molten iron spilled out from a pot accidentally fell on a group of workers at about 11:00am.