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18 homesteads burnt in Karnafuli fire

At least 18 homesteads and two cows were burnt in a fire in Chattogram’s Karnafuli upazila early Tuesday.The fire broke out around 3 am at Ichhanagar village under Charpatharghata union of the upazila.

Local UP member Mahmudul Haque Sumon said the fire originated from the mosquito coil in the cow shed of Mohammad Islam, a resident of that village. Then the fire spread to 18 nearby houses. About 40-50 families used to live in these 18 houses. At that time, two cows were killed in the fire.On information, Karnaphuli Fire Service personnel went to the spot and brought the fire under control.Karnafuli Fire Service officer Shoaib Hossain Munsi confirmed it.

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