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Banani fire claims couple`s life

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 05:48 PM, 29 March 2019   Updated: 06:31 PM, 29 March 2019

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Banani's Faruk Rupayan Tower (FR Tower) fire took away the life of a happy couple. They are - Maqsudur Rahman (34) and his wife Rumki Akhter (30).

Maksudur jumped down from FR Tower to save his life after the fire on Thursday. But he died on the spot. While his wife was seriously injured and died in the hospital. Later, Maksudur's maternal cousin Imtiaz identified his sister-in-law Rumi's body.

Imtiaz said Rumki and Maksudur tie the knot three years ago. They used to work in a travel agency in the Faruk Rupayan Tower. The couple were living in a rented house in Faridabad, Gendaria, in the capital. Rumki is from Dilkundi of Jaldhaka upazila of Nilphamari. Her father's name is Ashraf Ali.

He also said that the body of Maksudur Rahman is in the United Hospital morgue in the capital.