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Disabled teen charred to death in Barishal

May 05, 2021 00:00:00

BARISHAL, May 04 (UNB): A 15-year-old physically challenged boy was charred to death in a fire that broke out at his house in Dingamanik village of Barishal's Sadar upazila early Tuesday morning.

The deceased was identified as Mainuddin, 15, son of ANM Mohiuddin.

Mohammad Hasan Ali, senior station officer of Barishal Sadar Fire Service and Civil Defence, said a leakage in the family's cooking gas cylinder triggered the fire in their house around 4 am.

All the family members managed to rush out of the house, except the teen.

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