A person was killed and seven others injured as the compressor of an air-conditioner (AC) exploded at a multi-storey building in Dhaka's Gulshan-2 area on Wednesday afternoon.
The identities of the deceased and injured could not be known yet.
Fire Service headquarters duty officer Nazma said the explosion occurred at the ground floor of a 14-storey building (No 93, Road No 6). One person was found dead inside the AC control room of that building.
On information of fire, two units of Fire Service rushed to the spot. However, no fire was spotted as the firefighters reached the blast scene, she added.
Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP, Gulshan zone) Deputy Commissioner Sudip Kumar Chakraborty told Banglanews: "An air condition compressor exploded in the building. Seven people were injured, six of whom were taken to United Hispital."
BDST: 1550 HRS, JAN 13, 2021