Rahim of Gulbarga, who was being treated for burns in the accidental fire at a construction site of the Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited, died in the hospital on Thursday. With this, the number of victims in this incident has reached three.

Rahim was among the four who had sustained burns in the accidental fire at a site in MRPL Phase 3 on October 18. He had sustained 100 per cent burns and was in the surgical intensive care unit at the A.J. Hospital and Research Centre. One person died on the day of the accident. Pappu Mahato, who had sustained 60 per cent burns, died in the Father Muller's Hospital on October 23.