47 Shops Gutted in Bandarban‘s Thanchi Market Fire

Desk Report

Published: 22 Mar 2023, 04:11 pm

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

At least 47 shops were gutted in a fire at Bolibazar area in Bandarban’s Thanchi upazila this morning (March 22).

Locals said the fire broke out at a shop in the market at around 5:50 am, and it soon engulfed the adjoining shops, reports UNB.

On information, two fire service units reached the site and it took them nearly two hours to douse the flames.

Thanchi upazila Chairman Thoai Hla Mong Marma said locals informed him that the fire broke out from an electric stove.

No casualties were reported as of writing this report at 11 am.

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