4 Bangladeshis killed in Oman factory fire

Four Bangladeshis were killed in a fire at a sofa factory in Oman early today.

Of them, two have been identified as Ruhul Amin, of Mymensingh, and Md Shipon, said Mohsin Chowdhury, director at Wage Earners Welfare Board.

Oman Fire
PublicPublic Authority for Civil Defence and Ambulances has brought the fire under control. Photo taken from PACDA twitter account

Officials at Bangladesh embassy in Muscat visited the spot to collect more information about the incident, he added.

The victims were sleeping inside the factory when it caught fire, according to the embassy.

Counsellor AKM Rabiul Islam of Bangladesh embassy in Oman told reporters that four Bangladeshi and two Pakistani citizens were killed in fire at a sofa factory in Buraimi area, some 350km away from Muscat.

– Star Online Report