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Girl with disability dies in fire in city

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 22nd January, 2022 11:09:18 PM
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Girl with disability dies in fire in city

A girl with intellectual disability, aged 12, was burnt to death after a fire broke out at a shanty near a water pump at  Vatara Saidnagar in the capital on Saturday evening.

The girl identified as Rabeya Akhter Mim, daughter of Abdul Mannan and Happy Akhter of Kasba in Brahmanbaria, was living in a hut there.   

Being informed at 8:16pm, two fire fighting units rushed to the spot and extinguished the fire at 9:09pm.

According to police, the girl was alone in the room when the fire started.

The dead body of the girl was handed over to police.