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Titas Gas forms body to probe if gas leakage caused Narayanganj mosque blast

  • Published at 04:51 pm September 5th, 2020
An air conditioner burst at mosque in Narayanganj’s Sadar upazila on September 4, 2020 Collected

The five-member committee was asked to submit its report within five working days

Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Ltd has formed a five-member committee to investigate whether gas leakage in pipelines sparked fire and caused the subsequent AC blasts at a mosque in Narayanganj.

A press release of the Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources said the committee, headed by Titas Gas General Manager Abdul Wahab, was asked to submit its report within five working days.

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All the concerned power distribution companies were also asked by the Power Division to examine the power connections and the condition of the air-conditioners at mosques and other religious institutions located in their respective areas, it added.

It mentioned that State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid expressed deep shock at the blast incidents at the Narayanganj mosque, and conveyed his sympathy to the victims.

He also sought swift recovery of the people now struggling to survive and also peace for the departed souls of the people who had already died in the accident.