Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina gave financial assistance of Taka 17.5 million (1.75 crore) to 35 families of the victims who died and suffered injuries in an air conditioner (AC) blasts at a mosque in Narayanganj Sadar upazila recently.
"Tk 5 lakh was given as cash support for each of the 35 families of the dead and injured people in the deadly explosion," PM's Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim told BSS.
The deputy commissioner of Narayanganj was directed to hand over the cheques for donation of the prime minister to the victims' families, he said.
As many as 33 people died and several others were injured in the explosion at Pashchim Talla Baitus Salat Jame Mosque in Fatullah on September 4.
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