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Dayals Steel Burn Victim Avinesh Gosai Dies At Lautoka Hospital

Avinesh Gosai of Ba, has succumbed to the 80 per cent burns he suffered from an accident at his workplace last Saturday.
26 Dec 2019 11:07
Dayals Steel Burn Victim Avinesh Gosai Dies At Lautoka Hospital
Avinesh Gosai with wife Nikita.

Avinesh Gosai of Ba, has succumbed to the 80 per cent burns he suffered from an accident at his workplace last Saturday.

He died on Tuesday afternoon at the Lautoka Hospital.

Mr Gosai was employed at Dayals Steel Pte Limited, a subsidiary of MR Dayal and Sons.

In an earlier interview, company director Jai Dayal said the explosion happened as a result of negligence.

He said the instructions were to clear the fuel tank and then start the welding.

He said it was unfortunate as the explosion caused fuel and fire to spill on Avinesh, who was the worst hurt.

The wife of the late Mr Gosai, Nitika Gosai is now admitted at the Ba Mission Hospital. Her father, Umesh Kumar, of Vatia in Tavua said his daughter fainted after hearing the news about her husband.

Ms Gosai is three months pregnant and they have 10-month-old baby boy.

Police Report:

The 24 year old who passed away on Tuesday had suffered 80% burns.

Two other men who was also involved are still admitted at the Lautoka Hospital.

The post mortem will be conducted tomorrow to ascertain the cause of death.

Police investigation continues.

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