Medical &Health

3 killed in Turag slum fire

Three teenagers died in a pre-dawn fire at a tin-roofed shanty at Chandalbuk under Turag Police Station on Tuesday.

The deceased were identified as Md Jahangir,19, Ruma Aktar, 17, and Afrin 14.

The fire broke out around 4:20 am at Suruj Mia’s house at Manik Slum in the city’s Uttara area, said Shahjahan Sikder, Deputy Assistant Director Media cell of fire service and Civil Defence headquarters.

On information, three units of firefighters rushed to the spot and managed to put out the flame at after one and a half hours of efforts at 5:40 am, he said

“The fire might have originated from an electric short-circuit. Things will be clear after our investigation,” he said.

On information, three units of firefighters rushed to the spot and managed to put out the flame at after one and a half hours of efforts at 5:40 am, he said

“The fire might have originated from an electric short-circuit. Things will be clear after our investigation,” he said.

Source: United News of Bangladesh