Shops gutted in Gaibandha
At least nine shops were gutted in a devastating fire incident at village Ulla bazar under Shaghata Upazila early hours yesterday. The fire originated from the shop of one Afser Ali and soon spread to the adjacent grocery, tailoring, cloths and other shops. Five people received injuries while trying to extinguish the blaze. Fire fighters from Gaibandha reached the spot after an hour of incident. But by that time property worth Tk 10 lakh was reduced to ashes, locals said.