Fire in Jaintapur’s Darbast Bazar, expatriate Khusru expresses grief
Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury Khosru, the proud son of Jaintapur, an educationist, prominent social worker in America, and deputy leader of Jaintapur Expatriate Group, has expressed his deepest condolences and sorrow to the victims of the fire in Darbast Bazaar of Jaintapur Upazila of Sylhet.
In a message on Thursday, he expressed his deepest condolences and sorrow to the victims. He said I have no words to console the victims. I call on everyone to investigate the cause of the fire and conduct business with more caution in the future.
Besides, I strongly demand Jaintapur upazila administration to stand by the victims and help them.
Note: On Monday (November 28) at 1 pm, a fire broke out from a cotton godown in Darbast Bazar, Chittagongi. Within moments, the flames quickly spread to Ganga Pharmacy, Makhlish Tailors, Cookery Shop and 1 restaurant. Another 10 shops were damaged in the fire. Local people saw the fire and rushed to douse it and informed the Jaintapur Fire Service Defense. On receiving the information, the fire service team led by Jaintapur Fire Service Officer Biojid Bostami quickly reached Darbast Bazar and brought the fire under control along with the local public.
Later, Jaintapur Upazila Parishad Chairman Kamal Ahmad, Darbast UP Chairman Baharul Alam Bahar, Jaintapur Upazila Executive Officer (UNO) Al Bashirul Islam, Assistant Commissioner (ACland) were killed in the fire. Jaintapur Model Thana Police, Upazila Project Implementation Officer. Local dignitaries including Salah Uddin visited the spot and prepared a list of those affected by the fire.
In this regard, Jaintapur Fire Service Officer Biojid Bostami said, we quickly reached the spot and brought the fire under control. A total of 6 shops were burnt in the fire, out of which 1 tailors and 1 pharmacy were more damaged. Besides, 10 more shops were damaged. The initial estimate is that the fire has caused a loss of around 30 lakh rupees. Initially, it is believed that the fire may have started from the cotton godown.