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Mirpur fire: Another victim dies at DMCH

The death toll from the fire incident in the city’s Mirpur area rose to five as another victim died on Wednesday.

Renu Begum, 35,who was undergoing treatment at the burn unit of Dhaka Medical College and Hospital, breathed her last around 6:30 am.

Renu received 35 percent burn injuries from the fire and was undergoing treatment at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the hospital, said SM Ayub Hossain, resident surgeon of the Hospital.

Earlier on August 25,seven people including three women and a child sustained burn injuries when a fire broke out at a building at Pallabi in Mirpur.

The fire broke out on the ground floor of the six-storey building of Rafiqul Islam when worker Sumon was repairing a gas pipeline around 11:15 pm, leaving seven people injured.

Later, they were taken to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital.

Source: United News of Bangladesh