Fireman Sohel Rana hurt in Banani FR Tower fire dies

Sun Online Desk

8th April, 2019 09:23:10 printer

Fireman Sohel Rana hurt in Banani FR Tower fire dies

The injured Fire Service official at Banani FR Tower fire Sohel Rana has passed away in Singapore while undergoing treatment on Monday morning.

Firefighter Sohel Rana, who sustained severe injuries during Banani FR Tower fire rescue operation, was taken to Singapore for better treatment on Friday.

Earlier in the country, he was undergoing treatment in critical condition at Combined Military Hospital (CMH).

An air ambulance carrying Sohel Rana took off from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 6:48pm for Singapore General Hospital.

He was an incumbent fireman of Kurmitola Fire Service and Civil Defence.

Including Sohel, a total of 27 people were killed and around 70 others injured in the deadly fire incident on March 28 (Thursday).

The fire incident, at FR Tower in Banani, caused huge loss to life and property because of flouting the building code, faulty construction and lack of life saving equipments.