Slum fire kills child in city

Staff Reporter
A minor girl was burned to death in a fire that broke out at a slum in the capital’s Mohammadpur area on Wednesday.
The deceased was identified as one and a half years old Maria.The duty officer of Fire Service Station Atiqur Rahman told to The Bangladesh Today that fire was originated from a chula and some 6/7 shanties were also gutted by the fire at the slum.
Maria was burned alive as she could not come out of her shanty. On information, three firefighting units rushed in and doused the blaze.