One dead, nine hurt as blast sparks building fire in N'ganj

Sunday, 19 March 2023

Several firefighting units put out the flames in a 100-year-old building in Nitaiganj, but the cause of the incident is yet to be identified
A fire sparked by an explosion in a building in Narayganj's Nitaiganj has left a man dead and nine others injured, according to online news portals.
The incident occurred in the two-storey structure in Nitaiganj's Dalpatti around 9 am on Saturday, according
to Fakhruddin Ahmed, deputy assistant director of Narayanganj fire service.
Aulad, a 40-year-old labourer, died in the incident, while the injured are in hospital care, said Anisur Rahman Molla, chief of Narayanganj Sadar Model Police Station.
Six firefighting units doused the flames after one-and-a-half-hours of effort.
Several warehouses for rice, pulses, salt and other commodities were located in the building.