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POST TIME: 20 February, 2019 07:51:30 PM / LAST MODIFIED: 20 February, 2019 07:57:33 PM
8 burnt in city as bus catches fire from leaked gas line
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8 burnt in city as bus catches fire from leaked gas line

Eight people suffer burn injuries as a fire breaks out in a bus in the city on Wednesday, February 20, 2019. Photo: UNB

At least eight people suffered burn injuries as a fire broke out in a bus in the city's Dhanmondi-27 area on Wednesday afternoon.

Mizanur Rahman, duty officer of fire service control room, said that the bus caught fire from a leaked gas line in front of Sunrise Plaza around 3:35 am and also speared to a pick-up van, reports UNB.

Eight people, including several bus passengers, sustained burn injuries.

On information, two fire-fighting units rushed in and doused the fire.

Among the injured, two were taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital.

 

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