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5 of a family killed in Thakurgaon fire

  • Published at 11:50 am October 11th, 2016
  • Last updated at 03:59 pm October 11th, 2016
5 of a family killed in Thakurgaon fire
According to locals, the fire broke out Tuesday around 5am at policeman Khoresh Chondro’s house. The fire service officials are yet not confirmed about how the blaze had originated. They suspect an electric short-circuit might have caused it. The deceased are policeman Khoresh Chondro, 45, his wife Keya Rani, 35, their son Niloy, 10, and daughter Nyce, 15, and Keya Rani’s sister Showrna Rani, 20. Pirganj OC Amiruzzaman said: “A motorcycle parked in the house caught fire from an electric short-circuit and soon the fire engulfed five rooms. “On information, a fire engine went to the spot and doused the blaze. The injured were first taken to Thakurgaon Sadar Hospital.” He said: “Keya Rani and Showrna Rani died on the spot while Niloy and Nyce on their way to Rangpur Medical College Hospital and their father died after being taken to the hospital.”