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Bailey Road fire: Journo Brishty’s body buried

  • Body arrived around 8:30pm
  • Body identified through DNA profiling
Update : 11 Mar 2024, 10:55 PM

Brishty Khatun, who died in a fire incident in the capital's Bailey Road, has been buried at her family graveyard at Khoksa upazila in Kushtia Monday night.

Abdul Majeed, a member of Ward No 7 of the local Betbaria Union, confirmed the information.

He said that the body arrived at the village house around 8:30pm. Then after the funeral, she was buried in the family cemetery at Bangram Paschimpara, Ward No. 7, Betbaria Union of Khoksa upazila in Kushtia.

Earlier in the afternoon, the body of journalist Brishty Khatun, identified through DNA profiling, was handed over to her father Sabuj Sheikh after 11 days since the fire incident on Bailey Road.

At least 46 people were killed, and over 20 others sustained severe injuries by a devastating fire on February 29 night.

Firefighters rescued 70 people, including 42 in unconscious state, from the rooftop and different floors of the seven-storey Green Cozy Cottage.

The fire broke out at the restaurant named “Kacchi Bhai” on the first floor around 9:45pm. Many people were dining in the restaurants when the fire spread to other floors.

Timeline: Bailey Road fire
11 Mar 2024, 22:55
Bailey Road fire: Journo Brishty’s body buried
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