Comilla shop fire kills teenage worker

Published: June 03, 2017 07:55:40 | Updated: October 24, 2017 17:49:18

A teenage shop worker was burned to death as a fire broke out at Kongso Bazar of Burichang upazila of Comilla on Friday.

The deceased was identified as Nazmul Hasan Khokon, 14, worker of a cloth shop owned by Morshed Alam, reports UNB.

Md Yahia, assistant director of Comilla Fire Service and Civil Defence, said that the fire broke out at the bazar around 1:00am.

On information, three fire fighting units from Comilla, Chandina and Muradnagar rushed to the spot and doused the fire after four hours of frantic efforts.


Later, they recovered the charred body of Khokon from the shop.

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