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9 burnt in Chattogram Bhaban fire

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 9th November, 2020 10:51:44 AM
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At least nine people sustained burn injuries after a fire broke out at a Marium Bhaban in Uttar Kattali area under Akbar Shah police station of the port city Chattogram early Monday.

The injured are identified as Mizanur Rahman, 42, Saiful Islam, 25, Bibi Sultana, 36, Manha, 2, Maher, 8, Peara Begum, Riaj, 22, Jahan, 21 and Sumaiya, 18. They are now undergoing treatment at Burn Unit of Chattogram Medical College Hospital (CMCH). Three of them are in critical condition.

Alauddin Talukder, assistant-sub-inspector (ASI) of CMCH police outpost, confirmed the matter, adding that the fire has originated from an electric short circuit.