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Fire at Dhaka’s Kataban market

Published : Sunday, 15 December, 2019 at 10:01 PM  Count : 313

A fire breaks out at Kataban Market, adjacent to the Dhaka University tonight. Photo: Collected

A fire breaks out at Kataban Market, adjacent to the Dhaka University tonight. Photo: Collected


Firefighters put out a blaze that broke out at the Dhaka University Market of Katabon area on Sunday night.

Two firefighting units extinguished the fire at 9:05pm, about half an hour after it occurred, a Fire Service and Civil Defence control room official told UNB.

The fire broke out at 8:32pm. The cause of the blaze and extent of damage could not be known yet.

Rejwan Mia, a shop owner of the market, claimed that the fire originated from a shop called ‘Spondon Award’.

“We called the fire service immediately. Firefighters arrived within 20 minutes and extinguished the blaze,” he said.





No casualty was reported.

UNB/ALM



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