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8 of a family die in Joypurhat fire

08 November 2018,Thursday, 10:38

All the eight members of a family have died in a fire apparently originated from an electric short circuit at a house in Joypurhat town last night, according to the officials at local Fire Service and Civil Defence office.

The victims are Dulal Hossain, his wife Momena Begum, their four children Mumin, Bristi, Hasi and Khushi, Mumin’s wife Korina Begum and son Noor.

Sirajul Islam, an inspector of Fire Service and Civil Defence in Joypurhat, said Momena Begum was cooking rice in rice cooker at her kitchen around 10:00pm yesterday.

Suddenly, fire broke out in the house in Aramnagar area and engulfed the entire house, reports our Dinajpur correspondent quoting the inspector.

On information, firefighters rushed to the spot, doused the fire and recovered the charred bodies of Momena, Mumin and Bristi.

They rescued five other family members and rushed to Joypurhat Modern Hosptial where all the injured succumbed later.


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