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Oil tanker blast in Naogaon: 8 injured

27 Jan, 2017 14:17:08

Naogaon: Eight people suffered burn injures in an oil tanker blast at a filling station at Dhamoirhat upazila headquarters in Naogaon on Thursday.

Witnesses said a fire broke out as the oil tanker at ‘National Filling Station’ went off with a big bang while unloading fuel at about 7:30 pm, leaving eight people injured with burns.

The injured were taken to Dhamoirhat upazila health complex from where three were shifted to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital following deterioration of their condition.

A firefighting unit rushed in and doused the flame.