12 shops gutted by fire in Munshiganj

At least 12 shops were gutted by a devastating fire at Goalkhali Bazaar at Santoshpara village in Sirajdikhan upazila early Sunday.

Sirajdikhan thana OC Mahbubur Rahman said the fire originated from an electric short circuit at a shop at about 4:45am and soon engulfed the 11 other adjacent shops.

On information, fire fighters from nearby Srinagar rushed to the spot and doused the flame with the help of local people after two hours of frantic efforts.

The affected shop owners claimed that the extent loss from the fire could go up to Tk 50 lakh.

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