Shopkeeper burned to death in Shariatpur fire

16 June, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Shariatpur: A shop-keeper was burned to death as a fire broke out in a shop at Koneshwar village in Damudya upazila here on Friday night, reports UNB.

The deceased was identified as Khorshed Shikder, 72, a resident of Koneshwar area.

Gopal Sarker, Damudya Fire Service Station officer said, the fire originated from a mosquito coil at 11 pm and gutted the shop, leaving Khorshed, who was asleep at the shop, dead.

On information, a fire service unit doused the fire and recovered the charred body from the shop.