President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed deep shock and sorrow over the casualties from a fire in a factory at Rupganj in Narayanganj district.
In the separate messages on Friday, the President and the Prime Minister also conveyed their condolences to those affected.
The head of the state wished early recovery of the people injured in the blaze.
In the messages, the President and Prime Minister also prayed for eternal peace of the departed souls and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family members. At least 52 workers were killed in a massive fire at the six-storey building of Shezan Juice Factory in Naryanganj’s Rupganj.
The fire broke out at the factory, a sister concern of Sajeeb group, around 5:00pm on Thursday afternoon trapping dozens of workers inside the factory building.