6 killed in Munshiganj textile mill fire

20 Sep,2017

Munshuganj, BdChronicle:

At least six people were killed in a devastating fire at a textile factory in Char Mokterpur area of Sadar upazila on Wednesday morning.


The identities of the deceased – five men and one woman - could not be known immediately.


Zainal Abedin, in-charge of River Police Outpost in Mukterpur, said the fire broke out around 10:00 am and spread in the mills quickly.


Being informed, four fire units from Munshiganj and Narayanganj rushed to the site and were trying to bring the flames under control.


Meanwhile, firefighters recovered six bodies from the textile mill, said the police official.


However, the extent of loss could not be known immediately.


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