The West Bengal chief minister has expressed her condolences to the families of the victims
Mamata Banerjee, the chief minister of the Indian state of West Bengal, has expressed her deep shock over the Chawkbazar fire.
In a post on her official Twitter account, she articulated her condolences to the victims.
“We wish the injured a speedy recovery,” she wrote in the tweet.
বাংলাদেশে ভয়াবহ অগ্নিকান্ডের খবরে খুবই শোকাহত হলাম। নিহতদের পরিবারকে জানাই সমবেদনা। আহতদের দ্রুত আরোগ্য কামনা করি— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) February 21, 2019
Till now, at least 70 people have been killed in a massive fire that engulfed several multi-storey buildings at Nanda Kumar Lane in Chawkbazar’s Churihatta area of Old Dhaka Wednesday night.