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Modi expresses grief over Dhaka fire that killed 46

3 held for devastating shopping mall mishap

Modi expresses grief over Dhaka fire that killed 46

Narendra Modi, Prime Minister. File photo



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Dhaka, March 2

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday expressed grief and extended his condolences to the victims of the massive fire that broke out at a shopping mall in Bangladesh's capital Dhaka that killed at least 46 people.

In a letter addressed to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Modi also wished the injured a speedy recovery. At least 46 people were killed, and over 20 others sustained severe injuries by a devastating fire on Thursday night. Firefighters rescued 70 people, including 42 in unconscious state, from the rooftop and different floors of the seven-storey Green Cozy Cottage.

The fire broke out around 9:50 pm on Thursday at the restaurant named “Kacchi Bhai” on the first floor of the building, Green Cozy Cottage.

Meanwhile, the Bangladesh police have arrested three persons, including two owners of a restaurant, in connection with the massive fire, said Dhaka Metropolitan Police Additional Commissioner Kh Mahid Uddin said. Legal action will be taken against whoever is found responsible in this incident, he added.

He said that three people arrested in this incident are being interrogated.

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