Six of the 19 victims who died in the devastating fire at the 22-storey FR Tower have been identified.
The deceased are Parvez Sazzad, 47, Amena Yasmin, 30, Mamun 36, Niras Chandra, 30, Abdullah Al Faroque, 32, Maksudur, 36, and Manir 50, reports our staff reporter quoting police.
Of them, Niras Chandra was a Sri Lankan national. He reportedly fell to his death while escaping the fire. Niras was brought dead to Kurmitola General Hospital, said the hospital’s Director Brig Gen Qazi Rashid-Un-Nabi.
He sustained serious injuries as he jumped off the building to escape the fire and died before he was brought to the hospital, he also said.
Identities of the other victims could not be known immidiately.