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Launch catches fire at Sadarghat terminal

  • Published at 03:41 pm March 26th, 2019
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Estimated damage caused by the fire is around Tk10 lakh

A fire—that broke out on a stationary launch at Sadrghat launch terminal—has been doused. 

Confirming the matter to Dhaka Tribune, Fire Service Headquarter Duty Officer Ataur Rahman said the fire originated around 12:18pm, on Tuesday, inside the MV Banda launch.

On information, three fire fire-fighting units responded to the scene and doused the blaze around 12:48pm, he said. 

When asked about the cause of the fire, he said: “Workers were conducting metal welding work inside the vessel as part of repair activities. The fire might have originated there.”

Estimated damage caused by the fire is around Tk10 lakh.