Chawkbazar Fire: Another victim dies at DMCH | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, February 27, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 02:28 AM, February 27, 2019

Chawkbazar Fire: Another victim dies at DMCH

Another victim of the Chawkbazar fire lost the battle for life at Dhaka Medical College Hospital early yesterday, taking the death toll in the tragedy to 69.

Shohag, 22, breathed his last at the hospital's burn unit around 2:00am, Dr Partha Sankar Paul, resident surgeon of the unit, told The Daily Star.

He had suffered 60 percent burns to his bodies.

Shohag along with two other workers was working on the first floor of Haji Wahed Mansion in Chawkbazar's Churihatta area on the night of February 20 when the devastating fire broke out, according to locals.

They were burnt while fleeing the blaze.

Earlier around 10:30pm on Monday, another injured Anwar Hossain, 45, died at the burn unit.

Seven more victims have been undergoing treatment at the burn unit.

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