Elderly woman burnt alive in Jhenidah fire
An elderly woman was burnt to death in a fire that broke out at her house in Shailkupa upazila of Jhenidah district on Sunday night.
Deceased Asrin, 85, was a resident of Tripurakandi village in the upazila.
Local sources said the fire broke out at the house at about 9:00pm. Although the other family members managed to go outside of the house at that time, Asrin could not. She was burnt to death in the incident.
Being informed, fire fighters from Shailkupa Fire Service and Defence rushed there, doused the fire and recovered the body, reports our local correspondent.