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Soon the situation in Chittagong Hill Tracts will be calm: Obaidul Quader

KNF attack to loot money and show capability: RAB

Kidnapped manager of Sonali Bank returns to his family

Home Minister to visit Bandarban tomorrow to inspect situation

Sitakunda cotton warehouse: Fire not doused even after seven hours

Dhaka, March 11: The fire in a cotton warehouse in Chittagong's Sitakunda was not brought under control even after seven hours. The fire broke out around 10:30 am on Saturday (March 11). Eight units of four fire stations are working to control the fire. The fire took place in the cotton warehouse in Chhota Kumira area of Ward No. 4 of Kumira Union of Upazila.

There may be sabotage in Sitakunda fire: Information Minister

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, June 14: Information and Broadcasting Minister and Awami League Joint General Secretary Dr. Hasan Mahmud said the sabotage behind the fire at the BM Depot in Sitakunda and later in several trains was becoming clearer.

ILO calls for ensuring protection of chemical storage in Bangladesh

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, June 7: The United Nations International Labour Organization (ILO) has expressed its deepest condolences over the loss of half a hundred lives in a devastating fire at BM container depot in Chittagong's Sitakunda. In a statement issued on Monday (June 6), they also called for ensuring adequate security measures for the storage and handling of chemicals in Bangladesh.

Chance of sabotage in Sitakunda fire to ruin the joy of Padma Setu inauguration is being probed: Information Minister

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, June 7: After visiting Sitakunda, Information Minister and Joint General Secretary of Awami League Dr. Hasan Mahmud said that it was being investigated whether the fire and explosion at the container depot at Sitakunda was a sabotaged to thwart the joy created by the announcement of Padma Setu inauguration date.

Sitakunda fire: Legal action will be taken if anyone's negligence is found, says Home Minister

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, June 7: Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal has said that if anyone's negligence is found in the incident of fire and explosion in the BM container depot area of Sonaichhari in Chittagong's Sitakunda, the person will be brought to justice subject to investigation.

Sitakunda container depot fire still not under control after 63 hours

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, June 7: It has been 63 hours since the fire broke out at the BM container depot in Chittagong's Sitakunda, but it has not been brought under control yet. Several containers are still on fire.

Smoke still billowing from Sitakunda depot, 4 more containers filled with chemicals identified

Dhaka, June 6: The BM Container Depot at Sitakunda in Chittagong has four more containers containing chemicals. The information was given by Lieutenant Colonel Ariful Islam Himel, Commander of 18 Brigade of 24 Infantry Division of the Army. He told reporters at the BM Depot gate on Monday afternoon.

Parliament mourns Sitakunda incident, wishes recovery to injured

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, June 6: The National Assembly has expressed its condolences in memory of those killed and injured in the container blast at Sitakunda.

Firefighters who were killed while dousing Sitakunda container depot fire

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, June 6: Moniruzzaman, Alauddin and Rana Mia — all three firefighters were killed in a massive explosion while trying to extinguish the fire at Sitakunda container depot. According to the latest updates, at least 12 firemen lost their lives while trying to put out the fire.

Chittagong container depot fire still not under control after 24 hours

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, June 6: The smell of corpses is wafting in the air, the sky of Sitakunda in Chittagong is getting heavy even at night due to the laments of the victims' relatives. Even though 24 hours have already passed, the terrible fire that started last night has not been brought under control yet.