One killed as fire breaks out in Dinajpur | Greenwatch Dhaka | The leading online daily of Bangladesh

One killed as fire breaks out in Dinajpur


An elderly woman was burnt to death and three others suffered injuries as a fire broke out at a house in Uposhahar area of the district town early Monday.The deceased was identified as Mirijan Nesa, 75, wife of late Jabbar Ali, while the injured were Ajadul Islam, 55, son of Mirijan, his wife Rashida Begum, 45, and his daughter Sabina Yeasmin, 24, of the village.Sadar Fire Station senior officer Zakir Hossain said the fire originated from electric short circuit at the house around 4:45 am and soon it engulfed the adjoining ones.Informed, fire fighters rushed to the spot, doused the flame and rescued four people including Mirijan Nesa.The injured were admitted to Dinajpur Medical College Hospital where Mirijan succumbed to her injures.The extent of losses by the fire could not be ascertained immediately. -UNB, Dinajpur


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