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Two Bangladeshi youths burnt to death in Saudi Arabia

Cumilla, June 18 : Two Bangladesh young men were burnt to death as a fire broke out in a fume factory in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, last Saturday.

The deceased were identified as Kamrul Islam, 38, son of Abdul Malek, and Yasin Fakir, 39, son of Odud Mia, of different villages of Chauddagram upazila of the district.

Family sources said Kamrul and Yasin used to work in a fume factory in Riyadh and stay in the upper floor of the factory building.

Last Saturday, they were working in the factory when a fire erupted from an electric short circuit, leaving the duo dead on the spot, they added.

The bodies will be brought to Bangladesh after completing the documentation process of the country, said deceased’s nephew Faisal.