Worker killed in factory boiler blast
Munshiganj: A worker was killed and four others were injured in a boiler explosion at a fishing net factory at Muktapur Bagbari in Sadar upazila of Munshiganj early on Tuesday.
The deceased is Sajeeb Bepari, a resident of the village.
Witnesses said the boiler blasted with a big bang at Saudan Fishing Net Factory in the area at about 1:00am and fell off at a place half kilometre away, leaving Sajeeb, an operator of the factory, dead on the spot and four others injured.
The blast hit a 33 kilovolt power transmitter disrupting power supply in the area, said the Sadar police.
Work is continuing to restore electricity in the area.
Five houses were also damaged in the blast.
The injured workers—Delwar, Aman, Yusuf, and Mariam,—were admitted to Munshiganj Sadar Hospital.