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Gazipur factory blast Death toll hits 10

MNA Editorial Desk: Another body was recovered on Tuesday morning from a readymade garment (RMG) factory in Gazipur’s Kashimpur area that was hit by a deadly boiler blast on Monday.

At least ten people were killed and around 50 others injured as a boiler exploded in the area. Meanwhile, the authorities of Multi-Fabs Ltd, where the boiler exploded, closed the factory for an indefinite period, said workers of the factory.

Besides, the authorities of 10 garments factories of the area closed their factories for Tuesday following the incident.

The death toll may rise as some of the victims are injured critically, said Aminul Islam, officer-in-charge of Joydebpur Police Station. Identities of the deceased could not be ascertained till last night.

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