Dhaka [Bangladesh]May 28 (ANI): At least four people including a woman and her two children were injured in a fire that broke out in Chittagong on Sunday, Dhaka Tribune reported.
According to the police and fire departments, the incident happened at 4.30 am in the Shahid Nagar district of the Bayezid Bostami police station.
Nurnahar Begum, 30, and her two children, Maruf, one, and Fariza Akhtar, three, were among the victims of the burns, along with their neighbor Imam Uddin Iman, 23.
According to the central control center of the Chittagong Fire Station, a fire broke out in a shanty town in East Shahidnagar district at around 4:30 a.m. local time, Bangladesh-based Dhaka Tribune reported.
After the call, two fire departments responded and had the fire under control within an hour. The fire destroyed six tin shacks, according to fire officials.
Police rescued four people from two tin shacks and rushed them to Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH) for treatment of injuries.
In March, an explosion on a six-story building near the BRTC bus counter in Dhaka’s Gulistan killed 16 people, including two women, and injured more than 100 others. According to officials, the blast occurred in the Arubazar district of the capital Fulbaria.
The explosion affected two buildings near the BRTC bus counter, a six-story building and another four-story Sanitation Market, which houses a branch of Brac Bank. (Arnie)
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