Related News - BM Container Depot Explosion in Chattogram

Related News - BM Container Depot Explosion in Chattogram

15 irregularities in 2 more private container depots in Ctg: BIDA

15 irregularities were found in two more private container depots in Chattogram. A recent report by the Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) raised the issue. The committee submitted its report on March 28.

10:55 2 July 2022

Explosion at depot: Charred bones found under rubble

Some charred remains were recovered from a recent fire at BM Container Depot in Sitakunda upazila of Chattogram on Monday afternoon.

17:52 13 June 2022

Sitakunda depot explosion: Another fire service man dies

Another member of the Fire Service and Civil Defense died in a fire and explosion at the BM container depot in Chattogram's Sitakunda. With this, the death toll in the explosion has risen to 47. 

08:23 12 June 2022

Sitakunda blast: 2 more bodies recovered, death toll now 46

The bodies of two more people were recovered from the rubble of a fire at the BM container depot in Sitakunda, Chattogram. With this, the death toll has risen to 46. 

12:42 9 June 2022

Sophisticated robot used for first time to put out fire

The fire service, for the first time, used a sophisticated robot to put out the fire that broke out at a container depot at Sitakunda in Chattogram. The LUF-60 robot is operated by remote control.

16:49 8 June 2022

Sitakunda depot fire fully under control after 86 hours

The fire at BM Container Depot in Sitakunda has come fully under control. Depot authorities have already started removing the containers.

14:50 8 June 2022

Another dies in Sitakunda blast, death toll now 44

Another person, who was injured in an explosion at a container depot in Sitakunda of Chattogram, died on Wednesday. With this, the death toll has risen to 44.

10:28 8 June 2022

Remains of 2 more bodies found in depot

Fire service has recovered parts of two charred bodies from two separate spots at BM Container Depot in Sitakunda of Chattogram on Tuesday. 

14:13 7 June 2022

Firemen still fighting to douse depot fire even after 60 hrs

The fire at BM Container Depot in Sitakunda, Chattoogram has not been brought under control even after 60 hours. Fire is still burning in some containers. 

11:29 7 June 2022

Depot authorities ‘stocked chemicals’ without complying policy

Informing that the fire at the Sitakunda container depot had not yet been extinguished, the fire service official alleged that BM Container Depot authorities stockpiled chemicals “without complying with the warehousing policy”. 

14:34 6 June 2022

Hazmat Tender arrives to put out Sitakunda depot fire

The fire service has brought Hazmat Tender (truck) from Dhaka to put out the fire which was still torching in the container depot due to the effect of chemicals. The officials of the company think that “the fire can be brought under control with this”.

13:01 6 June 2022

Sitakunda fire: Bodies of 22 victims handed over

The bodies of 22 victims of the fire tragedy at BM Container Depot in Chattogram's Sitakunda have so far been handed over to their families on Monday (June 6) morning. 

12:03 6 June 2022

Death toll in Ctg depot fire rises to 49

The death toll in the devastating fire that caused explosions at BM Container Depot in Shitolpur area at Sitakunda Upazila of Chattogram has gone up to 49. More than 400 were injured in the incident who are given treatment at different hospitals.

18:51 5 June 2022

Death toll in Ctg depot fire rises to 43

The death toll in the devastating fire that caused explosions at BM Container Depot in Shitolpur area at Sitakunda Upazila of Chattogram has gone up to 43. 

14:08 5 June 2022

Explosion at Depot: Death toll now 28

The bodies of 28 people have been recovered so far in a horrific explosion at a BM container depot in Sitakunda's Sonaichhari union of Chattogram. Among the dead, five were firefighters.

11:29 5 June 2022

Explosion at container depot: 5 firefighters dead

Five members of fire services were killed in a fire that broke out at a BM container depot in Sitakunda, Chattogram. 

11:06 5 June 2022

Explosion at Container Depot: Death toll rises to 19

The death toll has risen to 19 in a fire and explosion at the BM Container Depot in Sitakunda Upazila of Chattogram. Besides, more than 400 were injured. 

10:55 5 June 2022