Youth burnt to death | 2018-09-09 |

Youth burnt to death

Staff Correspondent

9 September, 2018 12:00 AM printer

CHATTOGRAM: A youth was burnt to death and two shops were gutted in a fire in the city’s Amin Jute Mill area on Saturday early hours.

The deceased was identified as Md Sohel, 19, was a staff of a gutted shop.

Fire Service and Civil Defence (FSCD) department, Chattogram Deputy Assistant Director (DAD) Purno Chandra Mutsaddi said a fire broke out from electric short-circuit at a tin-roofed shop of scrap items at Jahangir Colony, near Amin Jute Mill, at around 12:45am.

Two shops of scrap items were gutted in the fire, he said.

Sohel was sleeping inside one of the shops and got trapped as the shop remained locked from the outside during the fire incident, the DAD said.