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Staff Reporter : Death toll from Keraniganj plastic factory fire reaches to 12.

Eleven severely burnt employees of the plastic factory died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital till Thursday evening, the hospital sources said.
One worker was died on spot during the fire on Wednesday.

Besides, 11 more burnt workers are on life support at Sheikh Hasina National Burn and Plastic Surgery Institute in Dhaka while eight others are undergoing treatment at DMCH.

Dr Nasir Uddin, assistant director of DMCH said it to journalists.

Those who succumbed today are the factory’s Senior Engineer Salauddin, 32, son of Abdus Salam Miah from Tangail and workers Mahbubul Haque, 25, son of Gulzar from Pirgacha in Rangpur; Zinarul Silam, 32, son of Matlab Mollah from Shalikha of Magura; Md Imran, 18, son of Md Ansar Hawlader from Kolapara of Patuakhali; Rayhan, 16, son of Yusuf Biswas from Narail Sadar; Abdul Khalek, 35, son of Ibrahim Khalifa from Bakerganj of Barishal; Babul, 26, son of Tofazzal Hossain from Belabo of Narsingdi; Alom, 35, and Omar Faroque, 35, sons of Abdur Rashid from Sirajdikhan of Munshiganj, Sujan, 19, son of Khalil Hossain, Jahangir, 55, son of Nurul Islam of Keraniganj and Mehedi Hasan, 30, son of Ali Hosain.

Yesterday, at least one worker was killed and 33 others were severely burnt in the fire. Ten of them suffered 100 percent burns and the rest have burns in at least 20 percent of their bodies.

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