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20 hurt in Jashore jute mill fire

November 27, 2022 00:00:00

BENAPOLE, Nov 26 (UNB): At least 20 workers were injured as a fire broke out at a jute mill in Sharsha upazila of Jashore on Saturday.

The fire started around 1am in Afil Jute Weaving Mill owned by Sheikh Afil Uddin, a member of parliament from Jessore-1 constituency, said Manoranjan Sarkar, Assistant Director of Benapole fire service.

The flame was brought under control after strenuous effort of six firefighting units from Jashore, Jhikargachha and Benapole fire service, he said.

Of the injured workers, Akher Ali was admitted to Jashore General Hospital with severe burn injury while others were released after giving primary medications, he said.

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