3 buses set on fire in Dhaka’s Maniknagar


UNB, Dhaka :

Miscreants set three buses of ‘Ekushey Express’ on fire near Maniknagar intersection in the capital on Wednesday during the ongoing 48-blockade enforced by BNP and like-minded parties.

The incident was reported at 4:48 pm on Wednesday, according to Warehouse Inspector Anwarul Islam of Fire Service and Civil Defence media cell.


On information, two firefighting units from Khilgaon fire station and one firefighting unit from Siddique Bazar fire station rushed to the spot and doused the fire at 5:26pm.

Two buses were completely damaged in the fire while one bus suffered partial damage. No casualties were reported in the incident.