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Another victim of Chawkbazar fire dies 

Death toll 70

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 10:57 AM, 1 March 2019   Updated: 10:58 AM, 1 March 2019

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Another victim, who was seriously injured in the Chawkbazar fire in the capital, died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH). The death toll from the incident stands to 70. 

The deceased Rezaul Islam, 22, died on Friday morning while undergoing treatment at the Burn and Plastic Surgery Unit of DMCH. Rezaul’s body was burned to 51 percent.

DMCH Hospital Police Camp SI Bachchu Mia said, “After the fire on February 20, Rezaul was admitted with eight more in the burn and plastic surgery unit of the DMCH Hospital. 51 percent of his body burned.” 

Earlier, two victims Sohag, 22, and Anwar Hossain, 55 died in treatment at DMCH on February 25 and February 26.