13 houses gutted in fire in Munshiganj

At least 13 houses were gutted in fire which broke out near Mawa ferry ghat in Louhajong upazila early today (Monday).

Fire service sources said the fire originated from a burning mosquito coil at the house of Ariz of the area at about 3am and soon engulfed nearby 12 houses.

On information, fire service personnel from Sreenagar upazila rushed to the spot and doused the flame with the help of local people after an hour of frantic efforts.

The affected house owners claimed that cash and valuables worth Tk 30 lakh were gutted in the fire.

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