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Keraniganj plastic factory catches fire

Published : Wednesday, 11 December, 2019 at 5:52 PM  Count : 412

Keraniganj plastic factory catches fire
At least one person was burned to death and 25 people received burn injuries in a fire that broke out at a plastic factory in Dhaka's Keraniganj on Wednesday.

The factory of Prime Pack and Plastic Industries Ltd in Chunkutia area caught fire around 4:15pm.

ASP (Keraniganj circle) Ramananda Sarkar confirmed media that a charred body was recovered from the spot. But, identity of the deceased could not be known yet.

Fire Service and Civil Defence sources said nine fire fighting units are working to control the blaze.

M Zahid, one of the rescuers, told media that 25 burn victims have been admitted to the Burn Unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital.

The DMCH Director Brig Gen AKM Nasiruddin visited the injured at the Burn Unit.


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