An elderly woman was killed in a fire while cooking in her kitchen at East Chararkul village in Hathazari upazila in Chittagong on Monday night.
According to local sources, the fire broke out from the kitchen stove and caught her saree and soon spread to the entire house, leaving her dead on the spot.
The deceased was identified as Noor Banu, 55, wife of Miadhon of the village, reports UNB.
On information, two fire fighting units of the upazila rushed to spot and doused the flames, said Zaker Hossain, station officer of the upazila Fire Services and Civil Defense unit.
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