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Car catches fire on Dhaka Elevated Expressway Kuril part

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Update: 2024-04-11 20:43:12
Car catches fire on Dhaka Elevated Expressway Kuril part

A car caught fire on the Dhaka Elevated Expressway in the Kuril Bishwa Road section on Thursday (April 11) afternoon.

The incident took place around 5pm when the vehicle was heading towards Banani from Airport.

No casualty was reported in the incident, said Rozina Akter, duty officer at the Fire Service and Civil Defence (FSCD) headquarters’ control room.

The fire might have started from the vehicle's oil tank, she said, adding that firefighters brought the blaze under control after half an hour of effort.

FSCD Deputy Assistant Director (Dhaka Zone-3) Md Shafiqul Islam said being informed, two units from Kurmitola fire station rushed to the spot. The cause of the fire will be known after investigation, he added.

BDST: 2043 HRS, April 11, 2024

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