House fire kills five in Bangladesh

By Indo Asian News Service | Monday, July 21, 2014 | 1:58:03 AM IST (+05:30 GMT) Comment 0 Comment

Dhaka, July 21 (IANS) Five members of a family, including two children, were burnt to death in a house blaze in Bangladesh's Chittagong city Sunday, officials said.

Dhaka, July 21 (IANS) Five members of a family, including two children, were burnt to death in a house blaze in Bangladesh's Chittagong city Sunday, officials said.

The fire broke out due to short circuit at the house of Ruby Akhter in the city's Hathazari sub-district late Sunday evening, Xinhua quoted Nazrul Islam, a fire service official as saying. It soon engulfed the entire house.

The fire brigade officials, who later doused the fire, recovered five bodies from the house.

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