21 killed in fire at Bangladeshi container depot

2022-06-15 22:44:01 By : Ms. YAO VIVIEN

The victims include workers and members of the police and fire service, reflected the Samakal portal.The fire broke out at a facility in Sitakunda, 40 kilometers from the port city of Chittagong, on Saturday night, triggering multiple container explosions after a large detonation.Firefighters were still working to put out the fire on Sunday morning, fire service official Faruk Hossain Shikder said.The explosion rocked the neighborhood and shattered the windowpanes of nearby houses, local residents said.The death toll could rise as some injured, including firefighters and policemen, are in critical condition, Chittagong civil surgeon Mohammed Elias Hossain said.The doctor urged all doctors in the district to help in the situation and asked for emergency blood donations.Although the cause of the fire was not immediately clear, fire service officials suspect it may have started in a container of hydrogen peroxide and quickly spread to other warehouses.Third sports bulletinChile registers 16 deaths and 10 thousand 648 patients with Covid-19Bolivian manufacturing industry with record exportsCall in Cuba for the Renewable Energy Fair 2022Dani Alves confirms his departure from BarcelonaCuba and UN organizations in Panama ratify commitments|Send SMS to 8100 with the text PL Stay informed with 4 messages x 25 cup© 2016-2021 Latin American Information Agency SARadio – Television – Printed and digital publications.All rights reserved.Calle E # 454 esq.19, Vedado, Havana, Cuba.Phone: (+53) 7 838 3496, (+53) 7 838 3497, (+53) 7 838 3498, (+53) 7 838 3499 Prensa Latina © 2021 .Site designed and developed by the Development Department of the Technical Directorate of Prensa Latina.