72 shanties gutted in N’ganj slum fire

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Narayanganj, Jan 21: A fire that broke out at Chandmari slum in Fatulla early Monday gutted 72 shanties.Narayanganj fire service sources said that the fire broke out in a jhut warehouse in the area around 4 am and engulfed the adjoining shanties in the slum.

On information, eight firefighting units rushed in and doused the fire around 8:15 am, said Monzur Kader, officer-in-charge of Fatullah Police Station.

However, there was no report of casualty in the fire.

The origin of the fire could not be known yet.