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2022 Sitakunda fire and explosions

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On the night of 4 June 2022, a fire and then explosions at a container depot in Sitakunda Upazila, Chittagong District, Bangladesh, killed at least 41 people and injured more than 450 others.[1]

The incident occurred at BM Container Depot in the Kadamrasul area of Sitakunda Upazila.[source?] After a fire started in the loading area, a massive explosion happened, causing more explosions that spread across the depot.[source?]

Official said that there was hydrogen peroxide in the depot which prevented the fire from being controlled.[source?]


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  1. "Bangladesh officials say depot fire exacerbated by mislabelled chemicals". BBC News. Retrieved 6 June 2022.