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Second victim in construction site blast dies from injuries


Three foreign workers were injured in the accident at the MRT construction site on Tuesday. - Bernama pic

Three foreign workers were injured in the accident at the MRT construction site on Tuesday. - Bernama pic

PETALING JAYA: The second victim involved in an explosion at an MRT construction site in Bandar Malaysia has passed away.

A spokesman from the MRT’s main contractor MMC-Gamuda confirmed the news.

Akram Md Oyashim, 45, succumbed to his injuries and passed away on Friday.

Earlier, Mohammad Juwel Miah, 29, died from injuries sustained in the blast.

A third Bangladeshi national, Jamir Hossan, 34, is said to still be in critical condition.

The blast on Tuesday is believed to have been caused by an old bomb from the Second World War.

The victims were warded at Hospital Kuala Lumpur for treatment.

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Police: Explosion at MRT construction site caused by WWII bomb

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