TE24 Bangladesh Desk:
The loss of life from the fire and ensuing blasts at BM Container Depot in Chattogram’s Sitakunda upazila has ascended to 44, with the passing of one more casualty at Chattogram Medical College and Hospital (CMCH) early Wednesday.
The departed has been recognized as Md Masud.
He died at ICU of the clinic at 3:30am.
The enormous fire that broke out the terminal was managed on Tuesday following 60 hours yet it couldn’t be drenched completely till Wednesday morning.
In the mean time, the assortments of 26 of the departed were given over to their families following vital methodology.
The rest 18 bodies have been kept at Chattogram Medical College Hospital (CMCH) funeral home as the casualties couldn’t be distinguished at this point.
Tests from 39 individuals against 22 missing casualties and unnoticed bodies were gathered by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) at the transitory assortment community before the CMCH crisis unit for DNA test.
Mentionable, the huge fire combined with irregular blasts from synthetic compartments tore through the terminal from Saturday night. The enormous blasts shook four square kilometers region.
Numerous warehouse laborers said dark smoke began surging at first from a holder. The stop staff and laborers attempted to drench the fire.
They brought in firemen after they neglected to manage the fire.
At one phase of the activity by a few hundred specialists, staff and firemen, a blast occurred with an enormous detonation from a compartment.
The burst spread quick inundating the bordering compartments supposedly containing hydrogen peroxide saved for trade.
Afterward, irregular blasts happened at a few compartments, bringing about the monstrous losses.