5-member probe committee formed to investigate BSMMU fire


Dhaka, Jan 25: The authorities of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) have formed a five-member committee to unearth the reason behind the fire incident broke out at the hospital on Monday, hospital sources said.

BSMMU Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Md Sharfuddin Ahmed formed the committee. Deputy Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Sayef Uddin Ahmed has been made the head of the probe body while an Assistant Proctor of the university will act as the member secretary.

The fire broke out on the 14th floor of the hospital at 6:25 pm on Monday. On information, firefighting units rushed to the spot and brought the blaze under control. No casualties were reported.