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FR Tower fire: Names of the 25 victims

  • Published at 03:28 pm March 29th, 2019
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Members of armed forces along with the Fire Service using crane to rescue people who were stuck at the fire at FR Tower of Banani in Dhaka on Thursday, March 28, 2019 Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

The fire also injured more than 70 people on Thursday

The identities of the 25 victims, who lost their lives in the devastating FR Tower fire incident, have been confirmed.

A list containing all the information regarding the deceased was provided by the Dhaka Metropolitan Police on Friday.

A fire that broke out, at 12:52pm—at FR Tower in Dhaka's Banani, on Thursday—claimed the lives of 25 people and injured more than 70 others.

The following is a list of the people who have been identified:

1. Syeda Amina Yasmin, 48, daughter of Syed Mohiuddin Ahmed from Rampasha, Kamalganj, in Moulvibazar;

2. Md Monir Hossain Sardar, 52, son of late Motahar Hossain Sardar; from North Korapur (Sardarbari), Bimanbadar, in Barisal;

3. Mohammad Maksudur Rahman, 32, son of late Mizanur Rahman from Alamganj, Gandaria in Dhaka;

4. Md Abdullah Al Mamun, 40, son of Alhaj Abul Kashem from Baluadanga, Kotwali, in Dinajpur;

5. Md Mostafizur Rahman, 36, son of late Abdur Rashid Munshi; Sung: Chats; Thana: Pirganj; District: Rangpur;

6. Mohammad Mizanur Rahman from Kodala, Thorakhada, in Khulna;

7. Florida Khanam Poly, 45, daughter of late Yousuf Osman from Rupnagar Housing, Rupnagar, in Dhaka;

8. Ataur Rahman, 62, son of late Habibur Rahman from Tajmahal Raod, Mohammadpur, in Dhaka;

9. Mohammad Rezaul Karim Raju, 40, son of Nazmul Hassan from Matlab in Chandpur;

10. Ahmed Zafar, 59, son of late Haji Helal Uddin from Nabinagar, Sonargaon in Narayanganj;

11. Jebunnesa, 30, daughter of Abdul Waha from Laxminarayanpur, Begumganj; in Noakhali;

12. Md Salahuddin Mithu, 25, son of Shamsuddin from Madhubagh, Moghbazar, in Dhaka;

13. Nahidul Islam Tushar, 35, son of Md Ishaq Ali from Mirzapur in Tangail;

14. Tanjilla Moule, 25, daughter of Raihanul Islam from Balipur, Adamdighi, in Bogra;

15. Md Parvez Sajjad, 46, son of late Nazrul Islam Mridha; from Balugram, Kashiani, in Gopalganj;

16. Hiras, 35, son of Bignaraj, from Sri Lanka;

17. Md Iftir Hossain Mithu, 37 son of Md Ishaq Ali from Kumarkhali in Kushtia;

18. Sheikh Zarin Tasnim Brishty, 25, son of Sheikh Mojahidul Islam from Bezpara Main Road in Jessore;

19. Md Fazle Rabbi, 30, son of Md Jahirul Haque from North Bhuigar, Fatullah in Narayanganj;

20. Atiqur Rahman, 42, son of late Abdul Kadir Mirza from Shailapara, Palong, in Shariatpur;

21. Anjir Siddique Abir, 27, son of Abu Bakar Siddique from College Road, Patgram, in Lalmonirhat;

22. Abdullah Al Faruq, 62, son of late Makbul Ahmed from Purba Dogair, Demra in Dhaka;

23. Rumki Akhter, 30, wife of Maqsudur Rahman from Jaldhaka in Nilphamari;

24. Md Monzur Hasan, 49, son of late Manusur Rahman from Naogaon

25. Amir Hossain Rabbi, 29, son of Md Ayub Ali from Ganghati, Ataikula in Pabna.

It took 21 firefighting units of the Dhaka Fire Service and Civil Defence to douse the fire; it was brought under control around 4:45pm the same day.