Four members of a family suffered burn injuries in a fire at a house in the capital’s Kalyanpur area yesterday night.
The family members are M Abdul Malek, 35, his wife Rina Begum, 30, their 11-month-old daughter and Rina's sister Arju Begum, 28.
The fire originated at their kitchen on the third floor of a five-storey building around 9:00pm, said Sub-inspector Bachchu Miah of DMCH police camp.
Three of the injured were taken to the burn unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH). Of them, Arju suffered 85 percent burns on her body while the child 47 percent.