Death toll rises to 6 in Uttarkhan fire

Kalerkantho Online   

21 October, 2018 12:31 PM

Death toll rises to 6 in Uttarkhan fire

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The death toll from the fire incident in the capital's Uttarkhan area has climbed to six after another minor boy died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Saturday night.

The deceased is --Sagor, 12.

Sagor died at the burn unit of the hospital at night, said DMCH Police Outpost in-Charge Sub-inspector Bacchu Mia.

Earlier on last Saturday, a fire broke out at a flat on the ground floor of a building in the area around 4am due to the leakage in the supply gas pipeline, leaving eight people critically injured.

The injured were admitted to DMCH where five victims-- Azizul, his wife Muslima alias Urmi, Sufia Begum,Purnima and Dablu Mollah-- succumbed to their injuries earlier.