Three killed in fire in capital
Published: 11:47 AM, 4 January 2022 Updated: 12:49 PM, 4 January 2022
Three family members had died in a fire at a house at Turag in the capital.
The fire broke out at 4:20 am on Tuesday in Chondalbhog area of Turag. The deceased were identified as- Md. Jahangir, Roma Akhter and Afrin.
Turag Police Station SI Sajal Kanti Roy confirmed the incident.
Khaleda Yasmin, officer-in-charge of the fire service control room, said the fire first started from the electricity pole. The fire then spread to the adjacent tinshed. Three members of the same family died while sleeping.
Upon receiving the news, three units of Uttara Fire Station went to the spot and brought the fire under control at 5.40 am.