12 workers burned in Chattogram railway workshop fire
Published : Monday, 15 April, 2019 at 10:23 PM Count : 167
At least 12 workers sustained burn injuries as a fire broke out at the workshop of Bangladesh Railways in Pahartoli area of the city on Monday.
Of the injured, eight were taken to Railway Hospital and Chittagong Medical College Hospital.
Witnesses said the fire originated at noon while welding work on a train bogie was going on. The fire damaged around 27 seats of the bogie.
Deputy Assistant Director of Chattogram Fire Service Md Jasim Uddin said the workers managed to douse the flame with fire distinguishers before firefighters reached the spot, reports UNB.