DHAKA: Two buses caught fire in Karwan Bazar and Kurmitola areas of the capital on Saturday (December 7).
A bus of Trust Paribahan caught fire in Karwan Bazar at around 3 pm while a double-decker bus of Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) caught fire on Airport road near Kurmitola Hospital at around 4:00pm.
Lima Khanam, duty officer at Fire Service and Civil Defence headquarters, told Banglanews: “On information, two units rushed to the spot and extinguished the fire.”
No casualties were reported. Passengers managed to get out of the buses safely.
Cause of the fire has not been known yet. The damaged buses were removed from the roads. Vehicular movement is normal now.
BDST: 1846 HRS, DEC 07, 2019