Alexa Bhashantek Fire: 2 minors’ bodies found in ditch

Dhaka, Sunday   22 September 2019

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Bhashantek Fire: 2 minors’ bodies found in ditch

 Staff Correspondent  daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 12:48 PM, 28 February 2019   Updated: 02:31 PM, 28 February 2019

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Firefighters recovered the bodies of two minors from a ditch following the incident of massive fire that broke out at slum in Bhashantek area at Mirpur-14 in the capital on Thursday. 

The identities of the deceased could not be known yet. 

The fire originated at around 1:30 am at the slum and spread soon and gutted about 1000 shanties in the slums. 

On information, 21 firefighting units rushed in and doused the blaze around 3:30 am. However, the origin of the fire could not be known yet. 

There are about one lakh residents in the slum situated near Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed (CRP), a hospital in the area. 

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