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Man dies in city building explosion

January 14, 2021 00:00:00

A man has been killed and six others injured after a suspected AC compressor explosion at a building in the capital's Gulshan-2, reports bdnews24.com.

The incident took place at Empori Financial Centre, which houses the visa processing office of the Consular Section of UAE and a branch of NCC Bank, around 1:30 pm on Wednesday, DMP Deputy Commissioner (Gulshan Zone) Sudip Kumar Chakrabarty told bdnews24.com.

The dead man has been identified as 30-year-old Azizul Haque, senior technician of Aziz Trade and Engineering Ltd. The authorities could not determine the cause of the blast immediately.

"Police say they suspect the explosion occurred in an AC compressor.

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