Another victim of the Chawkbazar fire has died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) burn unit, hitting the death toll to 71.
The victim is identified as Jakir Hossain, 45.
“He was succumbed to his injuries at the burn unit of the hospital this morning,” DMCH Police Camp In-Charge Inspector Bachchu Mia confirmed.
Earlier, another victim Rezaul, 21, also succumbed to his burn injuries at the burn unit of DMCH around 1am on Friday.
Two victims – Sohag, 22, and Anwar Hossain, 55 – also succumbed to their injuries on February 25 and February 26.
The fire, breaking out at a chemical warehouse on February 20, spread through four nearby buildings at Chawkbazar.
Firefighters said they recovered 67 bodies from the spot after the devastating blaze.