PM orders best treatment for mosque AC blast victims

Published : 05 Sep 2020, 12:21

Jagoroniya Desk

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has ordered the hospital authorities to ensure the best care for victims of Narayanganj blast.

At the Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery about 39 seriously injured persons undergo treatment.

Dr Samanta Lal Sen, coordinator of the Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) Sheik Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery, revealed the details on Saturday.

"PM phoned me in the morning, and asked about the victims of the explosion. She asked the hospital authorities to provide the wounded with the best care, "said Dr. Samanta Lal.

None of those wounded are out of risk, he said.

Twelve people were killed and several others wounded after all of the mosque's air conditioners exploded on Friday night during Esha prayers.

Rashed, 30, Rifat, 18, Mostafa Kamal, 34, Zubair, 18, Sabbir, 21, Kuddus Bepari, 72 Delwar Hossain, 48, Zunayed, 17, Humayun Kabir, 70, Ibrahim, 43 and Jamal, 40, were identified as the deceased.

Jewel, a seven-year-old, died in hospital earlier.

Locals said the incident took place at Baitus Salam Mosque about 8:45 pm, when the devotees had just finished their prayers.

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