Chawkbazar fire: Another victim dies at DMCH

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2nd March, 2019 10:06:54 printer

Chawkbazar fire: Another victim dies at DMCH


Another victim of the Chawkbazar fire died at Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) on Saturday morning, taking the death toll from the incident to 71.


Jakir Hossain, 50, succumbed to his injuries at the burn unit around 8:22am, said DMCH police camp in-charge Inspector Bachchu Mia.


Earlier, three victims –Sohag, 22,Anwar Hossain, 55 and Rezaul, 21 – succumbed to their injuries on February 25, 26 and March 1 respectively.


The fire, breaking out at a chemical warehouse on February 20, spread through four nearby buildings at Chawkbazar. Fire fighters said they recovered 67 bodies from the spot, report UNB.