5 Killed in Ghazipur Tyre Factory Fire


Dhaka: At least five workers including a woman were killed in a fire that broke out at a tyre factory in Pubail area of Gazipur this afternoon.

Identities of the deceased could not be known immediately, Morshedul Islam, station officer of Gazipur Fire Service and Civil Defence, told the reporters.

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Death toll may rise further, the official said.

After over an hour of hectic efforts six fire fighting units doused the fire around 5:30pm, Deputy Assistant Director Akhtaruzzaman of Gazipur Fire Service told media people.