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Woman, daughter killed as their house set afire in Jhenaidah


A woman and her daughter were burnt to death and two others injured as miscreants set their house afire at Faraspur village in Kaliganj upazila early Tuesday.The deceased were identified as Taslima,45, wife of Chan Miah of the village, and their one year and six months old daughter Tasli while the injured as Chan Miah and his daughter Urmi,20.Additional superintendent of police Ajbahar Ali Sheikh said miscreants set the house of Chan Miah ablaze by pouring petrol when they were asleep at about 3:00 am.Local people rescued four members of the family from the house and first rushed them to Jessore Medical College Hospital from where they were shifted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH).Later, Taslima and her daughter Tasli succumbed to their injures on way to DMCH at about 8:00 am on Tuesday.The victims’ family suspects Kamal Hossain, husband of Chan Miah’s daughter Urmi, a resident of Lebitala of Jessore, might be responsible for the incident, the ASP added.The ASP also said police are trying to arrest Kamal.UNB, Jhenaidah


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