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After losing 9 family members in fire, man dies in road accident

After losing 9 family members in fire, man dies in road accident

Yasin Ali, who lost nine of his family members in an arson attack on his house at a Bihari camp in mid-June, was killed in a road accident in the capital’s Mirpur this morning. Witnesses said around 1:45pm a bus from behind hit him while he was trying to get in a local bus. He...

Fire at Dhaka RMG factory

Fire at Dhaka RMG factory

A fire broke out at a readymade garment factory in Mirpur-1 of Dhaka this afternoon. The fire originated around 5:45pm at the storeroom of Cordial Design Ltd housed on the third floor of an eight-storey building at Shah Ali Bagh area of Sector-1, Mirpur, Abdul Halim, deputy assistant director of Fire Service and Civil...

Navy warship catches fire at Ctg port

Navy warship catches fire at Ctg port

A warship of Bangladesh Navy caught fire at Chittagong port this afternoon. The fire originated around 2:00pm from the kitchen of the ship -- BNS Omar Faroque, the Bangla daily Prothom Alo reports quoting sources at the navy, port and fire service. Two tugboats -- Kandari-2 and Kandari-10, two navy ships and five firefighting units...

BRTC bus catches fire, none hurt

BRTC bus catches fire, none hurt

An articulated bus of state-run Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) caught fire when its engine exploded on the Airport Road near Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka today. No injury has been reported till filing this report at 1:15pm, according to police. The Uttara-bound bus from Gulistan caught fire at about 11:55am, Shah Alam, officer...

Maghbazar building fire under control

Maghbazar building fire under control

The fire that broke out at a six-storey building in Boro Moghbazar area of the capital this noon, was brought under control after around one hour. The fire originated on the fourth floor of SK Tower around 12:50pm and later spread to it fifth floor, according to the Fire Service and Civil Defence. On information,...

Bangladesh airliner catches fire on landing in Nepal, no injuries

Bangladesh airliner catches fire on landing in Nepal, no injuries

A rear wheel of an Airbus A-310 operated by Biman Bangladesh Airlines caught fire on landing at Nepal's international airport in Kathmandu on Monday, but there were no injuries, an official said. All 201 passengers, one infant and 11 crew on board the flight from Dhaka were evacuated, airport spokesman Birendra Shrestha said. He said...

Fire kills 5 of a family in Ctg

Fire kills 5 of a family in Ctg

Five members of a family were burnt to death at their residence in Hathazari upazila of Chittagong this evening. The deceased were identified as Rozi Aktar, 35, Rina Aktar, 12, Shima Aktar, 10, Maruf Aktar, 5, and Jhuma Aktar, 7, reports our Chittagong correspondent. The five were burnt to death as a fire broke out...

Scolari 'resigns' after World Cup

Scolari 'resigns' after World Cup

Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has resigned after his country's failure to win the 2014 World Cup, reports Brazilian broadcaster Globo TV. Scolari, 65, won the tournament in 2002 but his side could only finish fourth when hosting this year's event. His team were thrashed 7-1 by Germany in the World Cup semi-final, their joint-heaviest loss ever and first home competitive defeat for 39 years. Brazil then lost 3-0 to the Netherlands in the third place play-off. Scolari's contract was set to expire after the tournament, and Globo TV - Brazil's leading broadcaster - reports that the resignation will be confirmed on Monday by the CBF, Brazil's football confederation. UOL News website is also...

1 killed in city tailoring shop fire

1 killed in city tailoring shop fire

A worker was killed and three others sustained burn injuries as a fire broke out at a tailoring shop in Kamrangirchar area of the capital this morning. Kabir, 38, succumbed to his injuries at Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH), said sources at Fire Service and Civil Defence. The three injured are now undergoing treatment...

Fire at Tongi RMG factory

Fire at Tongi RMG factory

A fire broke out at a sweater factory in Tongi of Gazipur this afternoon. The fire originated at FS Sweater Ltd housed on the fourth floor of a six-story building around 4:30pm, said SA Khaled, an assistant superintendent of Industrial Police in Gazipur. He added that the fire immediately spread to the other floors.  Six units...

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