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City fire kills one

Published : 09 Jan 2022 12:35 AM | Updated : 09 Jan 2022 02:17 PM

A youth was killed in a city fire which broke out at a grocery shop at Kaptan Bazar area in the capital Dhaka early Saturday.

The deceased was identified him as Yasin Hossain, 21. According to Fire Service and Civil Defence control room duty officer Dewan Azad, the blaze originated at the shop at about 4.45am.

Being informed, 12 firefighting units went to the spot and managed to extinguish the fire around 6am.

Later, the team recovered the charred body Yasin Hossain.

The body was later sent to the Dhaka Medical College Hospital for autopsy.

Dewan Azad told that the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained. 

It will be known through proper investigation, he added.

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