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Bashan Char fire death toll rises to 4 as another Rohingya child dies

Another Rohingya child who suffered burn injuries in a gas cylinder blast at Bashan Char Rohingya camp on Saturday (24 February) died at Chattogram Medical College and Hospital (CMCH) this morning, taking the death toll from the incident to four. The victim was identified as Sohel, 5. Sohel succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment at CMCH this morning, said Noakhali Superintendent of Police (SP) Mohammad Asaduzzaman. The child suffered 52% burn injuries, and his trachea was also severely affected. On Saturday (24 February), nine people were injured when a gas cylinder exploded at the Rohingya camp in Bashan Char area. Of them, seven were taken to Chattogram Medical College and Hospital for treatment, where Russell, 3, succumbed to his injuries on the way that day. Two more Rohingya children Mubashshera, 4, and Robi Alam, 5, died at CMCH on Monday (26 February). Rests of the three children are currently undergoing treatment at the hospital, the SP said.

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