12 killed in Bangladesh water boiler explosion

Dhaka, Sep 10 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed on Saturday when a water boiler blew up in a factory in Bangladesh’s capital city Dhaka, police said.

The explosion led to a fire in the Tampaco Foils factory in Gazipur area around 6 a.m., bdnews24 reported citing Senior Fire Station officer Mohd Rafiquzzaman as saying.

He said the fire service was trying to put out of the fire caused by the explosion.

More than 50 others were injured, many in critical condition, police officials said.

–IANS

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