The incident occurred in the market near Ukhia Kutupalong Rohingya camp. Almost half a dozen shops were burnt to ashes. It is initially thought that the damage caused by the loss of about 15 crore rupees in the fire incident.
Today, on March 16, at around 1.30 am, the incident happened in the fire, traders and witnesses of Kutupalong Bazar said.
Eyewitnesses said that suddenly the streets were seen in the market by the lane of Ogun from the lane. The businessmen and locals tried to control the situation quickly after seeing Aguagro. But in the moment, Aaguna spread all around and at that time almost half of the shops were burnt to ashes.
Meanwhile, the Fire Service and civil defense personnel from Ukhiya tried to control the situation.
Later, a unit of Bangladesh Army and the staff of the Ukhia Police Station, including the administration of police, managed to get firefighted with fire service workers in the joint control.
Fire service workers said that the power short circuit was believed to be the beginning of the fire. Almost half a dozen shops burnt down and widespread losses. Damage loss may be around 15 crore taka. But there is a possibility that the number of losses of traders may be higher.