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Fire at Gulistan underground market under control

DHAKA, Jan 5, 2018 (BSS) - Firefighters have brought the blaze at Gulistan underground market under control at around 3.50 pm, a Fire Service and Civil Defence official said.

"The fire originated from a shop at the market at around 3.10 pm and seven fire trucks rushed to the spot within ten minutes. We brought the blaze under control at 3.50 pm," duty officer Russel Shikder of fire service control room told BSS.

Goods of a mobile accessories shop were completely gutted in the fire, the official added.

The cause of the fire and total extent of the damage could not be ascertained immediately.