Narayanganj Fire

Another dies at DMCH

United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Published: 14:02, Feb 18,2020 | Updated: 00:30, Feb 19,2020


Another man who suffered burn injuries in a fire incident at a house in Sahebapara of Siddhirganj upazila early Monday died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital early Tuesday.

The deceased was identified as Kiron Miah, 45.

‘Kiron died at about 12:00am at the intensive care unit of Sheikh Hasina Burn and Plastic Surgery Institute under DMCH,’ said inspector Bacchu Miah of DMCH police outpost.

Eight members of a family suffered burn injuries after the fire broke out at their house at about 5:30am on Monday. Among them Nurjahan died at about 11:05 am at DMCH.

Gas accumulated in the flat of the victims, as the burner had remained on all night and the fire broke out when one of them lighted a cigarette, said Mohammad Shahjahan, senior station officer of Adamjee Fire Service.

A firefighting team extinguished the fire and rescued the injured family members who are currently being treated at DMCH.

They are – Hiron Miah, 25, Hiron’s wife Mukta, 20, Md Abul Hossain, 25, Md Kawser, Lima, 3, and Apon, 10.

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