All 3 victims of Gazipur fire died

Staff Corespondent
19 August 2019, Mon
Published: 09:47 Updated: 09:49

All 3 victims of Gazipur fire died

DMCH police outpost Inspector Bachchu Mia said that 2 more members of a family in Gazipur, who received burn injuries in a fire, have died.

Yakub Ali, 60, and Nur Mohammad Sheikh, 80, died at the burn unit on August 19 (Monday) afternoon, taking the death toll in the incident to 3.

Bachchu Mia said that earlier on August 17, Aklima Bibi, 50, died while undergoing treatment at the hospital.

DMCH police outpost Inspector Bachchu Mia added that Yakub died around 2:300 pm, while Nur Mohammad died sometime later.

Inspector Bachchu Mia said that Yakub received 99% burns, Aklima 97%, and Nur 32%.

The three sustained burns while in their sleep when a fire broke out at their house in Salna early August 17, Said Shahin, a cousin of Aklima.

Shahin told that the fire occurred from an explosion that might have been caused by gas leakage, and short circuit.

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