October 17, 2021, 10:25 pm
Noakhali Representative :
‘Air cylinder’ in a police vehicle while taking the accused to Kendurbagh area of Begumganj in Noakhali Four policemen were burnt in the blast. The burnt policemen were rescued and admitted to Noakhali General Hospital. Two of them are in critical condition.
The accident took place at around 12:30 pm on Thursday (September 23) at the premises of a gas filling station in Kendurbagh area of Begumganj upazila. Noakhali Superintendent of Police (SP) said. Shahidul Islam confirmed the burning of 4 policemen.
Noakhali police line SI Borhan Uddin Sarkar, constables Rakesh, Besantar and Anas are being burnt in the air cylinder explosion. The condition of Constable Rakesh and Besantar among them is critical.
Noakhali General Hospital Resident Medical Officer Syed Mohi Uddin Abdul Azim said four policemen who were burnt in the air cylinder explosion were brought to the hospital and admitted to the hospital ward after first aid. The condition of two of them is critical.
Noakhali Police Super Md. Shahidul Islam said an air cylinder exploded in a police hired microbus in Begumganj’s Kendurbagh area while a team of five policemen was taking four accused from the district jail to Laxmipur court. When the fire broke out, four policemen in the car were burnt. Locals were able to rescue another policeman and four accused and the driver safely. The burnt policemen are undergoing treatment at the hospital.
The Superintendent of Police further said that the microbus involved in the accident and 4 accused are currently in the custody of Begumganj Police Station.