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2 minors killed in fire inside locked house in Madaripur

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 5th December, 2022 02:02:27 PM
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2 minors killed in fire inside locked house in Madaripur

Two children were burned to death in a locked house in North Jhikarhati area in Ghatmazhi Union of Madaripur Sadar upazila on Monday afternoon.

The identities of the victims, aged 1 and 2 years, could not be known immediately.

Quoting locals, Manowar Hossain, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Madaripur Sadar Police Station, said their mother and grandmother left them unattended and went out of the house after locking the door from outside. When locals noticed smoke billowing out of the house, they rushed to the spot and doused the fire.

One of the two children died on the spot while the other died at a local hospital, he said.

Police are investigating the matter, the OC said.