Dhaka: 8:59 AM, Thu, 23 May, 2019

Investigators inspect scene of deadly Chawkbazar fire

Nasim : risingbd.com
Publish on: 2019-02-22 12:32:09 PM     ||     Updated: 2019-02-22 9:48:03 PM

Staff Correspondent: Two special team have visited the scene of the devastating fire in capital’s Chawkbazar.

The team inspected burned buildings around 9:00am on Friday. The team members include- officials of Dhaka City Corporation, Bangladesh University of Engineering Technology (BUET) and fire service department.

Earlier, a five-member committee of Home Ministry visited the spot around 10:00am. The probe committee will submit a report after investing the reason behind the fire.

Prodip Ranjan Chakrabarty, additional secretary of Security Service Division of the Home Ministry is leading the probe committee. The committee was asked to submit the report with recommendations within seven working days after proper investigation.

At least 67 people were killed in a devastating fire that broke out at a chemical warehouse and raged through the adjacent buildings in the city’s Chawkbazar area on Wednesday night.

risingbd/Dhaka/Feb 22, 2019/Hasan/Nasim