Six killed in Bangladesh boiler blast

Dhaka, Jan 23 (IANS) Six persons were killed and ten injured when a boiler in a tyre factory burst on Saturday in Pubail in Bangladesh’s Gazipur district, 25 km north of Dhaka, police said.

Khondaker Rezaul Hasan, officer-in-charge of local Pubail police station, told Xinhua that the dead persons included a woman school teacher.

She was passing through the area on a rickshaw and was killed on the spot along with five others.

Hasan said all the injured have been rushed to hospital.

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