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Woman burned to death in Chattogram fire

A sexagenarian woman was charred to death when a fire broke out at her house at Amuchia in Boalkhali of Chattogram district early Thursday.

The deceased was identified as Protibha Mohajon, wife of Swapan Mohajon of the area.

Saidur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Boalkhali fire Station, said the fire broke out at the cowshed of one Swapan Mohajan around 1:30 am following an electric short circuit and engulfed three adjoining houses.

Noticing fire, Prothibha and Swapan tried to bring out the cows from the cowshed.

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At one stage, fire caught Prothibha when she tried to sace valuables, leaving her dead on the spot.

Three cows were also burnt in the fire.

On information, two firefighting units extinguished the fire.

Source: United News of Bangladesh