Sitakunda blast: Case filed against 8 people...

Sitakunda blast: Case filed against 8 people

 Chandpur Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 03:35 PM, 8 June 2022   Updated: 05:04 PM, 8 June 2022

Sitakunda blast: Case filed against 8 people

Sitakunda blast: Case filed against 8 people

Police have filed a case against eight people in connection with the fire and explosion at BM container depot at Keshabpur area of ​​Sonaichhari UP in Sitakunda, Chattogram. Unidentified persons have been accused in the case.

Sitakunda police station SI Ashraf Siddiqui filed the case alleging negligence in the accident on Tuesday.
 
A fire broke out in a container at BM Container Depot around 9:15 pm last Saturday night. An hour and a half later, an explosion took place at around 11.45 pm. So far 44 people including 9 fire servicemen have died in this incident. More than two hundred people were injured.

Sitakunda Police Station OC Abul Kalam Azad said that a case has been filed against eight persons by the police citing negligence on the part of the authorities in the incident of fire and explosion at the depot. However, no arrests have been made so far. He also said that the investigation of the case has started.

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