Female worker killed in boiler blast
Kushtia: A female worker was killed in a boiler explosion at a rice mill at the biggest rice storehouse of Bangladesh in Khajanagar area of Khustia Sadar upazila on Sunday evening.
The deceased is Sabia Khatun, in her fifties.
Local Bottoilo union council (UC) Chairman Momin Mondol said some workers were boiling rice at Daudmandal rice mill, when the boiler exploded and left Sabia Khatun burnt.
Later, she was taken to Kushtia General Hospital. As her condition deteriorated, she was being shifting to Dhaka. However, Sabia died on her way to Dhaka at Khoksha upazila in Kushtia at about 10:30am.