Fire guts 15 houses in Habiganj
At least 15 houses, 10 cows, 20 maunds of paddy, furniture and cash taka were gutted in a fire at Holimpur village under Nabiganj upazila of the district in the early hours of today.
The fire originated from an electric short circuit at a house of the village around 2am and soon engulfed the adjacent houses. As a result, 15 houses, 10 cows, 20 maunds of paddy, cast taka and furniture were completely gutted, officer-in-charge (OC) of Nabiganj Police Station Dalim Ahmed said.
It is initially estimated to have caused a loss of about Taka 60 lakh, the affected house owners claimed.