AC explodes at UAE visa office in Dhaka, one dead, six injured

-    A Monitor Desk Report  Date: 13 January, 2021 | 556 Views

Dhaka: A technician has been killed and six others were injured as an air-conditioner compressor exploded at the United Arab Emirates (UAE) consular section (visa office) in the capital today.

The explosion took place on the ground floor of Empori Financial Center at the capital's Gulshan 2 area today afternoon.

Confirming the matter, Gulshan police station Officer-in-Charge (Operations) Shahnoor Rahman said the injured are now undergoing treatment at United Hospital, while the technician’s body has also been kept at the hospital.

On information, around 1:48 pm, two units of fire service and bomb disposal team rushed to spot, said Alamin, Duty Officer of Baridhara Fire Service Control Room.

The extent of the damage has not been known yet.

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