Minor burnt to death in Chattogram fire

Sun Online Desk

23rd February, 2021 12:05:18 printer

Minor burnt to death in Chattogram fire

A three-year old minor boy was burnt to death in fire at a house in Parua area under Rangunia upazila of Chattogram on Monday night.

The deceased was identified as Ganesh Debnath, son of Bidhan Debnath, hailing from the area.

Liton Hawlader, station officer of Rangunia Fire Service, said the fire broke out at house of victim in the area from a kitchen stove at 6:00pm.

Upon receiving the news, fire service personnel went to the spot and the fire was brought under control at 8:00pm, he said.

Later, the charred body of the minor was recovered from inside of the house, he added.

Over 5-6 houses, including Bidhan’s house, were also gutted in the fire and loss in the fire has been estimated at Tk 5 lakh, it said.