Container Depot fire

June 9, 2022
June 9, 2022

Ctg depot fire: Owners not sued by cops

Police yesterday sued eight officials of the fire-ravaged BM Container Depot for negligence but left out the owners of the depot.

June 6, 2022
June 6, 2022

After 4 years, Ctg Customs auction off 30,000 tonnes of hydrogen peroxide

The Chattogram Custom House auctioned off 30,000 tonnes of Hydrogen Peroxide today (June 6, 2022) in an open tender, which was lying at Chittagong Port for four years.

June 6, 2022
June 6, 2022

Bangladesh Fire Service: Of valour and selflessness

They are the ones who run towards danger when others run from it. Be it a fire, explosion, road accident, landslide, launch capsize or other natural or manmade calamities, these first responders rush to the spot selflessly.

June 5, 2022
June 5, 2022

“36 out of 49 charred bodies could not be identified, need DNA tests”

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.

June 5, 2022
June 5, 2022

Labour ministry to provide Tk 2 lakh to families of Ctg depot fire victims

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.

June 5, 2022
June 5, 2022

First on Facebook live from Ctg depot fire, Nayan goes silent

“We were all together after the fire broke out at the container depot. Nayan was the first to go on Facebook live – providing updates on the fire. At one point there was a huge explosion, triggered by the fire. Nayan went silent and the screen went dark,” recalled Ariful Islam, a friend of Oliur Rahman Nayan.

June 5, 2022
June 5, 2022

Ctg depot fire: Lives engulfed by apathy

The Chattogram depot fire has once again exposed the severe negligence in the handling of hazardous chemicals in Bangladesh.

June 5, 2022
June 5, 2022

CMCH gynae ward turned into burn unit for treating Ctg depot victims

As Chittagong Medical College Hospital’s designated burn unit ran out of space, its gynaecology ward has been turned into a burnt unit for providing treatment to those injured in the fire and subsequent explosions at BM Container Depot in Sitakunda upazila.

June 5, 2022
June 5, 2022

Explosives Dept, fire service not informed on storing chemicals at BM Depot

Fire Service officials were not informed about the presence of chemicals in the containers at BM Container Depot in Sitakunda upazila of Chattogram.

June 5, 2022
June 5, 2022

Fire, explosion at Ctg depot: Death toll now 49

The death toll in the fire and subsequent explosions at BM Container Depot in Sitakunda upazila of Chattogram has gone up to 49 while hundreds of people, including police and fire service personnel sustained burn injuries in the incident.