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Chawkbazar Fire: Another victim dies

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 11:05 AM, 26 February 2019   Updated: 11:47 AM, 26 February 2019

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Another victim of the Chawkbazar fire died at Burn Unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) on Monday night. 

The deceased was identified as rickshaw-puller Anwar Hossain, 55, son of Ali Hossain of Rajbari. 

Perth Shankar Paul, doctor of Burn Unit of the hospital, confirmed the information. 

According to hospital source, Anwar succumbed to his burn injuries at the hospital around 10:00 pm.

On February 20, a devastating fire broke out at a chemical warehouse and raged through four other adjacent buildings in the capital’s Chawkbazar area.

After the fire was doused around 6:00 am on February 21, firefighters recovered the 67 bodies from the spot.