Sitakunda fire

July 6, 2022
July 6, 2022

Sitakunda Blast: Who started the fire?

The probe committee formed by Chattogram Port Authority (CPA) to investigate the devastating fire and explosion at Sitakunda’s BM Container Depot last month could not ascertain the source or specific reason behind the fire.

June 14, 2022
June 14, 2022

Fire at another Ctg container depot, doused

A fire that broke out at a private container Depot in Patenga of Chattogram city last night has been doused.

June 7, 2022
June 7, 2022

Fire Service deploys hi-tech robot for the first time in Sitakunda

Bangladesh Fire Service deployed fire-fighting robots for the first time to extinguish the Sitakunda fire.

June 7, 2022
June 7, 2022

Ctg depot fire death toll now 44, over 100 containers damaged

The death toll from the fire and subsequent explosions at BM Container Depot in Chattogram’s Sitakunda upazila has risen to 44, with 12 of the victims being fire service personnel.

June 7, 2022
June 7, 2022

A company’s negligence killed 44 people. What price will it pay?

Another brutal reminder that worker safety is last on our list of priorities for our progressive and developing country.

June 6, 2022
June 6, 2022

CTG depot fire: CID starts DNA collection for body identification

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.

June 5, 2022
June 5, 2022

Fire victims' families to get Tk 10 lakh each: BM Container Depot

BM Container Depot officials have expressed their condolences to the families of those killed and injured in the fire incident in Chattogram's Sitakunda.

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 fire depot: Fire service forms 7-member probe body

Fire Service and Civil Defence has formed a seven-member committee to find out the cause behind the fire at BM container depot in Sitakunda of Chittagong.

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.