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Friday, 13 October 2017 | MYT 1:43 PM

Second victim in construction site blast dies from injuries

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.