Schoolteacher burnt in Kishoreganj
KISHOREGANJ, July 20: A schoolteacher was killed and seven others were injured in a fire at Gangail Village under Kadirjangal Union in Karimganj Upazila of the district on Friday afternoon.
Deceased Alam Mia, 40, was the son of Sekander Ali of the village and assistant teacher of Pathanpara Government Primary School.
Locals said the fire started from an electric short circuit in the deceased's house, leaving him burnt and killed and seven others injured.
The victims claimed property worth Tk 10 lakh was burnt in the fire.
Officer-in-Charge of Karimganj Police Station Mominul Islam confirmed the incident.