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Uttara fire:
Sumaiya also lost battle for life
Published :Sunday, 6 March, 2016,  Time : 6:02 PM  View Count : 19
After the death two sons and husband, the burnt injured housewife Sumaiya Begum lost her nine-day battle for life at City Hospital in  capital’s Mohammadpur area on Sunday.

Rashed Mahmud, hospital’s burn unit doctor, declared her dead at 2:45pm and her life support has been removed.

Following her death, the 10-year-old boy Jarif became only alive person of the five-member family.

Earlier, Mahmood Hasan, brother-in-law of Sumaiya Begum, said doctor declared her clinically dead at 11:00am. But the body has yet to hand over.

Three other victims were identified as Shah Newaz (50) and his two sons Shalin bin Newaz (15) and Zayan bin Newaz (14 months).

Sumaiya, who sustained 90 percent burns, was taken to Intensive Care Unit of the private hospital on Saturday night (March 5), Mahmood Hasan also said.

He also alleged that the hospital authorities are delaying to hand over the body of her sister-in-law for issuance of higher payment in bill showing lame excuse.

On February 27, Shah Newaz succumbed to his injuries at Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) as his body was burnt 95 percent.

On February 26, a fire originated from gas pipeline blast that left five of a family burnt in an apartment in Sector 13 in city’s Uttara area.







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