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Tue, Jan 28, 2020 1:01

4 of a family among 5 killed in Moulvibazar fire

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Five people, including a child, have been killed in a fire at a house in Moulvibazar.

Five people, including a child, have been killed in a fire at a house in Moulvibazar.

The fire originated at Subhash Ray's house around 10:00am on Tuesday was doused by the firefighters after around one and a half hours, said police.

The identity of the deceased could be known immediately. But among the dead, there were a woman and a child, according to police.

As of filing the report, two firefighting units were trying to bring the blaze under control.

According to the Fire Service and Civil Defence and police, the fire originated from the first floor of the two-storey house which has showrooms on the ground floor.

A total of five bodies were later recovered from the first floor, said a firefighter.

Moulvibazar model police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Alamgir Hossain confirmed the matter.