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Minor girl burnt alive in Satkhira fire

Update : 28 Mar 2015, 06:56 AM

A minor girl has been burnt to death when a fire broke out at her house at Binerpota Basundhara village under Satkhira sadar upazila.

The deceased is Sumaiya, 2, daughter of Babar Ali Morol of the village.

Babar said: “The fire originated from the cow shed and soon it engulfed the house early Saturday.”

Sumaiya burnt alive when she was sleeping inside the house, he said.

Babar, his wife Josna Khatun and daughter Kulsum also sustained burn injuries while they tried to save the cattle inside the shed.

Satkhira Additional Police Super Mir Modasser Hossain said: “We already visited the spot. Locals managed to douse the blaze.”

The primarily estimated loss in the fire is around Tk90, 000, added Nagarghata UP Chairman Mohabbat Ali.

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