11 vehicles torched in 3 days: Fire Service


UNB, Dhaka :

At least eleven arson attacks on vehicles used for public transport were recorded in the past three days till 6 am on Sunday, said Fire Service authorities.

Of the total vehicles, four were set ablaze in Dhaka while five in Gazipur, one each in Sylhet and Dinajpur districts, said Shahjahan Shikdar, deputy director of Fire Service and Civil Defence’s Media Cell.


Three covered vans, five buses and three trucks were set on fire during this period starting from 6 am on November 30.

A total of 96 members of 19 firefighting units were engaged in dousing the flames during this period, added the Fire Service official.

So far, 244 vehicles and establishments have been set on fire during the blockades and hartals since October 28, according to the Fire Service.