• Friday, Dec 04, 2020
  • Last Update : 10:41 am

Homes burned down to ashes

  • Published at 11:58 pm October 26th, 2019
Web_Fire
A house after it burned to the ground yesterday morning in Dangapara village of Sonaray union, Nilphamari Sadar upazila Dhaka Tribune

Although there was no human casualty, the victim families claimed they suffered a loss of around Tk25 lakhs as 32 of their properties including barns, and homes were gutted by the fire

Eight homesteads of Dangapara village in Sonaray union of Nilphamari Sadar were burned to ashes after a fire broke out on Saturday morning.

Although there was no human casualty, the victim families claimed they suffered a loss of around Tk25 lakhs as 32 of their properties including barns, and homes were gutted by the fire.

Locals said the fire started from a rice husking machine of the area. A Fire Service and Civil Defence unit of the Uttara Export Processing Zone (EPZ) of Nilphamari were able to douse the fire in an hour-long effort, however, residents of the area lost their harvest, furniture, and money, said Sonaray Union Parishad chairman Golam Mostofa.

 "The victim's are currently living under the open sky, Upazila administration was informed about the incident," he added.

 Sadar Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Elina Akter said: "I have requested the union parishad chairman to provide a list of the victims. They will be compensated with relief on Sunday (today)."

53
50
blogger sharing button blogger
buffer sharing button buffer
diaspora sharing button diaspora
digg sharing button digg
douban sharing button douban
email sharing button email
evernote sharing button evernote
flipboard sharing button flipboard
pocket sharing button getpocket
github sharing button github
gmail sharing button gmail
googlebookmarks sharing button googlebookmarks
hackernews sharing button hackernews
instapaper sharing button instapaper
line sharing button line
linkedin sharing button linkedin
livejournal sharing button livejournal
mailru sharing button mailru
medium sharing button medium
meneame sharing button meneame
messenger sharing button messenger
odnoklassniki sharing button odnoklassniki
pinterest sharing button pinterest
print sharing button print
qzone sharing button qzone
reddit sharing button reddit
refind sharing button refind
renren sharing button renren
skype sharing button skype
snapchat sharing button snapchat
surfingbird sharing button surfingbird
telegram sharing button telegram
tumblr sharing button tumblr
twitter sharing button twitter
vk sharing button vk
wechat sharing button wechat
weibo sharing button weibo
whatsapp sharing button whatsapp
wordpress sharing button wordpress
xing sharing button xing
yahoomail sharing button yahoomail