Eight persons have been made accused in a case filed over the fire and explosions at BM Container Depot in Chattogram's Sitakunda on June 4, 2022 night.
Another victim of Sitakunda BM container depot fire died at Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH) early today.
A majority of those injured in the Chattogram depot blasts have suffered eye injuries and many are at risk of permanent vision loss.
Remains of two more bodies were recovered from two separate spots at Sitakunda’s BM Container Depot where a series of explosions happened since the fire broke out on June 4, 2022 night.
Legal action over the fire, explosion at BM Container Depot in Chattogram’s Sitakunda will be taken after all probe committees submit their reports.
A team of experts of Criminal Investigation Department has started collecting DNA samples of the deceased in Chattogram container depot fire in order to identify them.
"My husband is at least alive, even if his left hand has been amputated. It means a lot to me that he is still alive," said Nazneen Nahar, wife of Nurul Afsar, who sustained burn injuries in the fire and subsequent explosions at BM Container Depot in Sitakunda upazila of Chattogram on Saturday night (June 4, 2022).
The charred bodies of 36 fire victims of the fire tragedy at BM Container Depot in Chattogram’s Sitakunda could not be identified by the family members, said Mominur Rahman, deputy commissioner of Chattogram.
The Ministry of Labour and Employment will provide Tk 2 lakh to each family of the people who died in in the fire and subsequent explosions at BM Container Depot in Sitakunda upazila last night, Mominur Rahman, deputy commissioner of Chattogram, had said.