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One killed as fire breaks out in Bagerhat


Bagerhat – A man was burnt to death as a fire broke out at a apparel store at Kapuria Patti in Morelganj upazila early Tuesday.
Identity of the deceased could not be known immediately.Officer-in-charge of Morelganj Police Station Tarok Biswas said the
fire erupted at Sunmoon Garments of Kapuria Patti at about 4am and soon engulfed adjoining three shops.Informed, a fire fighting unit rushed to the spot and doused the blaze after half an hour’s frantic efforts.They recovered a charred body from the spot and sent it to Bagerhat Sadar Hospital morgue.Swapan Dutta, officer of Morelganj Fire Station, said the fire might have originated from an electric short-circuit.The affected shop owners claimed that valuables worth Tk 2 crore were
damaged by the fire.(UNB)


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