3 minors among 4 Rohingyas killed in fire

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

Rohingya refugee carries an elderly man at the Palongkhali refugee camp near Cox`s Bazar. Reuters file photoFour Rohingyas, including three children, were killed in a fire at Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhia upazila of Cox's Bazar early Friday.

The deceased are Nur Saba, 25, wife of Abdur Rahim, her daughter Dilshan Bibi, 5, and Amin Sharif, 3, and Anjuman, 5, reports UNB.

The deceased had taken shelter in the camp fleeing persecution by Myanmar army in Rakhine state.

Additional superintendent of Cox's Bazar police Mohammad Afruzul Haque Tutul said the fire broke out at a tent from a candle around 3:30am, leaving the four dead.

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