Nine shops burned down in Khagrachhari
Nine furniture shops were burned down as a fire broke out at a market in Panchhari upazila of Khagrachari early Tuesday.
Locals said that the fire broke out at Mohammad Ali market in Islamia Senior Madarasa area around 1 am.
Being informed, fire extinguishing units with the help of locals doused the blaze after two hours efforts.
Panchari Upazila Nirbahi Officer Mohammad Towhidul Islam confirmed the matter.
The fire caused loss around Tk 30 lakh.
Md Aman Ulllah, owner of the Market, said the fire might be originated from electric short circuit.