EC building fire: Probe committee formed to investigate

Staff Correspondent
9 September 2019, Mon
Published: 10:46

EC building fire: Probe committee formed to investigate

A five-member inquiry committee has been formed to investigate the cause of the fire at the Election Commission (EC) building in the capital's Agargaon.

Election commission formed a 5 member committee which will submit report within three days while another probe body by Fire Service and Civil Defense will submit the report by two weeks.

Earlier on Sunday night, a fire broke out on the basement of EC building in the city's Agargaon area around 11:06 pm.

On information, 12 firefighting units rushed to the scene and brought the fire under control around 12:30 am on Monday.

Some Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) was damaged by the fire where 4,500 were kept at the basement.

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