12 workers burned as melted iron falls on them in N’ganj

Publish: 3:30 PM, November 23, 2018 | Update: 3:30:PM, November 23, 2018

NARAYANGANJ : Twelve workers sustained burn injuries as melted iron fell on them at a steel and rod factory in Madanpur area of Bandar upazila on Friday, reports UNB.
The injured are Rupak, 22, Sujon, 28, Rana, 22, Arif, 22, Sajib, 25, Gopal, 26, Salahuddin, 25, Kabir, 35, Zafar, 35, Manik, 26, Shakil, 25, and Masud, 25.
Abu Raihan, general manger of ‘Montaha Steel and Re-rolling Mills Ltd’, said melted iron accidentally fell on a group of workers around 11am when they were producing rod in the factory, leaving eight of them injured.
The injured were sent to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) in the capital, he said. DMCH police camp in-charge sub-inspector Bachchu Miah described the condition of four of them as critical.