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Fishing boat catches fire due to cylinder explosion in Patenga, four fishermen injured

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A Coast Guard officer present at the scene said that the fire was brought under control at 3:30 pm after the Coast Guard vessel began to control the fire.
Citing eyewitnesses, the police said that the fishing boat caught fire while anchored in Patenga 15 ghat area. The boat's anchor was cut to avoid damage. The Coast Guard later worked to control the fire. The fire is believed to have started from a cylinder explosion in the boat's galley.

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Sadarghat Naval Police Station Ekram Ullah told Prothom Alo that the fire started due to cylinder explosion in the wooden boat. The four injured have been admitted to Chittagong Medical College Hospital.

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