Woman, daughter burnt alive in Cumilla

18 February, 2021 12:00 AM printer

A 35-year-old woman and her daughter died in a fire that broke out at their house at Bhelanagar in Daudkandi upazila of Cumilla on Tuesday night, reports UNB.

The deceased were identified as Saleha Begum, wife of Mohammad Ali who lives in Kuwait, and their 12-year-old daughter Farzana Akter, a Class IV student of Bhelanagar Government Primary School.

Mohammad Nazrul Islam, officer-in-charge of Daudkandi Model Police Station, said the fire broke out at Mohamamd Ali's home around 11 pm and soon engulfed the entire house.

As soon as the fire brigade was alerted, a fire tender rushed to the spot. After the fire was doused, the two bodies were recovered.