A Malek

2018-11-08 05:59:27 BdST

8 of a family burnt dead in Joypurhat fire

Eight members of a family were burnt to death in a fire originated from an electric short circuit at a house in Aramnagar area of Joypurhat last night.

Identities of the victims could not be known immediately.

The fire originated at a house from an electric short circuit around 10:00pm, leaving three of the victims burnt to death on the spot and five others critically injured, reports our Dinajpur correspondent.

The injured victims were taken to a local hospital where they succumbed to their injuries this morning, sources said.

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