PM Hasina shocked at loss of lives in Sitakunda depot fire

Premier asks authorities to provide necessary treatment to the victims

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday expressed deep shock and sorrow at the loss of lives in a massive fire at BM Container Depot at Sitakunda in Chittagong.

She prayed for the eternal salvation of the departed soul and expressed sympathy to the bereaved family members. 

 Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune

The prime minister also directed the authorities concerned to provide necessary treatment to the injured victims.

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At least 22 people have been killed and over 450 injured in the explosion at a private Inland Container Depot (ICD).

The fire broke out at BM Container Depot in Kadamrasul area of the upazila on Saturday night.