Dhaka, Bangladesh
1000 EVM poll boxes burnt

Fire in EC headquarters

1000 EVM poll boxes burnt

News Desk A fire broke out at the Nirbachan Bhaban in the city's Agargaon area at 11:15 pm on Sunday. More than 100 EVM boxes were burnt in the fire. Quamrul Hasan, an operator at the Fire Service Central Control Room, said the fire originated on the basement at the Election Commission HQs. On information, 10 firefighting units rushed in and brought the fire under control around 12:30 am on Monday. Meanwhile, a five-member committee was formed to investigate the fire incident at Nirbachan Bhaban, the headquarters of the Election Commission. The committee, headed by Additional Secretary of the Election Commission Mokhlesur Rahman, has been asked to submit its report within three working days, said Election Commissioner MahbubTalukder while talking to reporters at the Nirbachan Bhaban on Monday. Inputs taken from UNB

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