Death toll rises to 17 in N’ganj mosque AC blast

Staff Reporter: The deceased were identified as Russel, 34, Md Nayan, 27, Kanchan Hawlader, 53, Rifat, 18, Mostofa Kamal, 34, Jubayer, 18, Sabbir, 21, Quddus Bepari, 72, Humayun Kabir, 70, Ibrahim, 43, Delwar Hossen, 48, Junaed, 17, Jamal, 40, Joynal Abedin, 40, Maenuddin, 12, and Jewel, 7.

Earlier, a child named Jwel died after being burnt from the explosion.

According to the locals, the incident took place at Baitus Salah Jame Mosque at Fatulla as the AC inside the mosque blasted with a loud noise around 8.45pm on Friday, leaving at least 50 people injured. Among the injured, 37 people were sent to Dhaka Medical College Hospital.

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