Sitakunda police have filed a case against eight officials of the BM container depot in connection with the fire and explosion in Keshabpur area of Sitakunda, Chattogram. However, police did not release the names of the accused.
Sub-inspector Ashraf Siddiqui filed the case on Tuesday (June 7) alleging negligence of the depot authorities.
The district administration reported 44 deaths so far in the incident. More than two hundred people were injured. Nine members of the fire service are among the deceased.