Malibagh kitchen market catches fire

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

Fire breaks out at Malibagh kitchen market in Dhaka on 18 April. Photo: Abdus SalamA kitchen market caught fire in Malibagh, Dhaka early Thursday, reports UNB.

Two people watch as around 50 shops at Malibagh kitchen market gutted in fire on 18 April. Photo: Abdus SalamThe fire originated in a shop of Malibagh Kitchen Market around 5:27am, UNB quoted Mahfuz Riven, duty officer at the Fire Service and Civil Defence central control room, as saying.

Fire service men work to douse the blasé. Photo: Abdus SalamOn information, 12 firefighting units rushed in and brought the blaze under control around 6:35am, he added.

Local people and the market’s traders join with firefighters in dousing the fire. Photo: Abdus SalamWhat actually caused the fire is still not clear, Mahfuz said, adding that there was no casualty in the fire.

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