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2 killed in Ctg slum fire

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Published: 22:46, 14 August 2020   Update: 23:26, 14 August 2020
2 killed in Ctg slum fire

Firefighters recovered the bodies of two persons from a slum, the scene of a fire that gutted at least 50 shanties in a slum in AK Khan Ispahani Rail gate area in Chattogram.

The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately.

Sources said, the fire originated around 7:00pm on Friday (August 14). Later, fire fighters brought the blaze under control around 9:00pm.

Chattogram Divisional Fire service’s deputy director Farid Ahmed said, 10 units of fire services doused the blaze after two hours frantic efforts.

The reason behind the fire could not be known yet.

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