Case filed over Chawk Bazar fire

United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Published: 12:21, Feb 22,2019 | Updated: 15:31, Feb 23,2019

 
 

A body bag is being taken amid the wreckage of Churihatta fire incident in the Dhaka’s Chawk Bazar area on February 21, 2019. — Sony Ramany

A case was filed in connection with the deadly fire at Chawk Bazar in Old Dhaka that left 70 people dead and 55 injured.

Additional deputy commissioner Md Kamal Hossain said that the case was filed with Chawk Bazar police station against unidentified people on Thursday night.

At least 70 people were killed and around 55 others injured in a devastating fire that broke out at a chemical warehouse and raged through four other adjacent buildings in the city’s Chawk Bazar area on Wednesday night.

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