Two children died after a fire broke out in their house at Eidgaon union in Cox’s Bazar sadar upazila on Wednesday.
The deceased were identified as Md Abdullah, 15, and his eight-year-old nephew Md Shahriar.
Sub-inspector Md Minhaz Mahmud of Eidgaon Police Investigation Centre told the Dhaka Tribune that the fire broke out around 4am. The children were asleep at the time.
“The cause of the fire has not been ascertained as yet. We are investigating the incident,” SI Minhaz said.
The dead bodies were to Cox’s Bazar Sadar Hospital for autopsy.