Sitakunda Tragedy

June 12, 2022
June 12, 2022

Ctg Depot fire: Another victim dies, death toll now 47

Another victim of the fire at BM Container Depot in Chattogram’s Sitakunda upazila succumbed to his injuries in a private hospital today (June 12, 2022).

June 8, 2022
June 8, 2022

Ctg depot fire: Many victims risk losing eyesight

A majority of those injured in the Chattogram depot blasts have suffered eye injuries and many are at risk of permanent vision loss.

June 6, 2022
June 6, 2022

Ctg depot fire: How certain people’s actions are discouraging future frontliners

Firefighters are some of the many frontliners who sign up for their jobs knowing the risks.

June 6, 2022
June 6, 2022

Ctg depot fire a reminder to ensure workplace safety: UN

The UN has said the devastating fire at the BM Container Depot is a reminder of the need to work together towards effective industrial and enterprise safety frameworks and their enforcement.

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

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 accident or sabotage, inquiry will tell"

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud today said inquiry will reveal whether Chattogram container depot fire is an accident or sabotage.

June 5, 2022
June 5, 2022

Ctg depot fire: PM asks party activists to provide all-out support

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today expressed profound shock and sorrow at the loss of lives and injuries in the BM Container depot fire at Sitakunda in Chattogram.

June 5, 2022
June 5, 2022

Flames, debris from Ctg depot fire spread to 2.5km radius

Zoom Earth Live Satellite has captured the horrors of the container depot fire and chemical explosions in Sitakunda, Chattogram.