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Tk 100,000 each for Chawkbazar fire victims’ families: Govt

Tk 100,000 each for Chawkbazar fire victims' families: Govt

The Ministry of Labour will give Tk 100,000 in compensation each to the families of the workers killed in the fire at Old Dhaka’s Chawkbazar, while the workers injured in the blaze will receive Tk 50,000 each.

 

The Ministry of Labour on Thursday came up with the information in a statement. 

At least 70 people have been killed and many others were injured after a fire broke out at a four-storey building near the Shahi Mosque in Chawkbazar’s Churihatta on Wednesday night and spread to other nearby buildings.