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Bailey Road fire: 34 bodies handed over to families

Update : 01 Mar 2024, 11:00

At least 34 bodies of the victims who were killed in the devastating fire at a commercial building in the capital’s Baily Road area have been handed over to families. 

Until 9:30am this morning, bodies of 34 deceased have been handed over to the families without autopsy, confirmed Assistant Commissioner Refatul Islam of the police's Newmarket Zone.

"The bodies are being handed over without autopsy at the request of the family members," he added.

Health Minister Samanta Lal told The Business Standard at around 2:05am Friday that of the deceased, 33 bodies were in Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) and 10 in the Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery (SHNIBPS).

Later, the bodies of at least two more people who died in the fire were brought to the DMCH at around 3:00am, according to sources at the Ramna Zone of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police.

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