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Four of a family suffer burn injuries

30 Jan, 2017 11:28:07

Staff Correspondent:Four members of a family sustained burn injuries in a fire in the city’s Bhatara area on Sunday night.

The victims were identified as Shahidul Islam (65), his wife Nodira Begum (55), and their two sons Jihad (32) and Morshed (26).

Quoting locals, wirehouse inspector of the Fire Service Control Room Palash said the fire broke out from a mosquito coil at the 1st floor of the five-storey building in the area around 12am, leaving the four members injured.

The injured are undergoing treatment at the burn unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH), said Bacchu Miah, in-charge of DMCH police camp