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20 shops gutted in Comilla fire

Sun Online Desk     17th November, 2017 08:18:34 printer

20 shops gutted in Comilla fire

At least 20 shops were gutted in a fire at Kongso Nagar Bazar in Burichang upazila of Comilla on Friday afternoon.


Farid Ahmed, deputy assistant director of Comilla Fire Service, said the fire broke out at a hotel of the bazaar around 4:30pm following the explosion of a gas cylinder and it engulfed the adjoining establishments.


On information, four firefighting units rushed in and brought the fire under control around 5:20pm, reports UNB.


The affected businessmen claimed that the extent of losses caused by the fire would exceed Tk 1 crore.