Fire kills 6 in Munshiganj factory


Munshiganj, September 20: At least six workers, including a woman, were killed in a fire incident at Ideal Textile Mill in Char Mukterpur area of Sadar upazila on Wednesday morning.Three of the victims are identified as Najmul, 20, Israt, 18, and Ujjal, 20, workers of the mill, reports BSS.

In-charge of Mukterpur Naval Police Camp M Zainal Abedin said the fire broke out at about 10 am and spread in the mills quickly.

Being informed, four fire units from Munshiganj and Narayanganj rushed to the spot bringing the flames under control.

Meanwhile, firefighters recovered six bodies from the textile mill, said the police official.

However, the extent of loss could not be known immediately.

Deputy Commissioner Saila Farzana visited the spot. Police detained four employees of the mill for interrogation.