Shopkeeper dies in Shariatpur fire

Published: June 15, 2019 14:20:16 | Updated: June 16, 2019 13:00:42

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A shopkeeper was burned to death as a fire broke out in a shop at Koneshwar village in Damudya upazila of Shariatpur on Friday night.

The deceased was identified as Khorshed Shikder, 72, a resident of Koneshwar area, reports UNB.

Gopal Sarker, Damudya Fire Service Station officer said, the fire originated from a mosquito coil at 11:00 pm and gutted the shop, leaving Khorshed, who was asleep at the shop, dead.

On information, a fire service unit doused the fire and recovered the charred body from the shop.

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