fire in BM Container Depot

June 7, 2022
June 7, 2022

Remains of 2 more bodies found at Ctg depot

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.

June 6, 2022
June 6, 2022

If Sitakunda tragedy has a redeeming feature, it is the volunteers

People coming in droves to help blast victims set inspiring examples

June 6, 2022
June 6, 2022

“Even if his hand is gone, glad that my husband is still alive”

"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).

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

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

“Searched all CMCH wards, couldn’t find my husband”

A woman was seen running around Chittagong Medical College Hospital – holding her 3-year-old daughter in one hand and her 8-year-old son in the other – looking for her husband.

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.