Armanitola fire death toll soars 4

Armanitola fire death toll soars 4

Staff Correspondentdaily-bangladesh.com

Published: 15:43 23 April 2021  

Fire service personnel recovered another two bodies from the fifth floor of Haji Musa Mansion around 12:15 pm on Friday; Photo: Collected

Fire service personnel recovered another two bodies from the fifth floor of Haji Musa Mansion around 12:15 pm on Friday; Photo: Collected

Two more bodies have been recovered from the fifth floor of Haji Musa Mansion in the capital’s Armanitola. With this, the death toll from the fire – that broke out on Friday morning at chemical storage – increased to four.

The fire service personnel recovered the bodies at around 11:45 pm on Friday. One of them is about 60 years old, worked as a security guard in the building. Another was not identified.

The fire broke out in a six-storey building called Haji Musa Mansion around 3:15 am on Thursday. After attempting for about three hours, 19 units of the fire service brought the fire under control.

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