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Fire at Gulshan DNCC market

DHAKA, Jan 3, 2017 (BSS)-A fire broke out at DNCC (Dhaka North City Corporation) Market in Gulshan-1 area in the wee hours of today, said fire officials and witnesses.

"The fire broke out at about 2:30am at one-storey DCC market at Gulshan . . . 22 teams of the firefighters are still working to douse the blaze," said a spokesman of the Fire Service and Civil Defence Headquarters at about 1200 noon.

He said no casualties have been reported so far in the incident.

Reasons behind the fire could not be known immediately and details will be informed later, he added.

Mayor of DNCC Anisul Haque visited the spot. Replying to a query of journalists, the mayor "It may not be an act of sabotage by 99 percent."

He added: "Experts will tell you the fact later."

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)