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2 sisters burnt as building catches fire in Ctg

Two women suffered burn injuries as a fire broke out in a flat at Rahattarpul under Bakalia police station in the port city on Thursday.

The victims are Sabrina Khaled,23 and sister Samia Khaled,18, daughters of Abdullah Khaled.

Senior station officer of Chandanpura Fire Service Md Shahidul Islam said the fire started on the fifth floor of the building around 11:15 am.

Local people had doused the fire before the firefighters reached the spot, he said.

The injured women were admitted to Chattogram Medical College Hospital.

The fire might have originated from gas stove, said Shahidul Islam adding that three doors and windows of the flat and adjoining flats were damaged following an explosion after the fire incident.

Source: United News of Bangladesh