5 Bangladeshi workers die in Malaysian fire

Five Bangladeshi men died in fires in Kampung Baru Sungai Buloh and labor counselor of Bangladeshi high commiseration Montu kumar biswas 'we have heard the news and send a corresponded to get the detail information.

an Indonesian woman died in two separate fires in Taman Puchong Perdana and Kampung Baru Sungai Buloh here early Tuesday morning.

In the fire at Taman Puchong Perdana, the five Bangladeshi nationals, including two brothers, died when they were trapped in a double-storey terrace house they were renting.

The five Bangladeshi nationals who died in the 3am fire were Sarova Baboo, Ruman, Abdullah Al-Farhad and two brothers - Md Basir and Md Farouk.

Selangor Fire and Rescue Department operations head Mohamad Sani Harul told reporters here on Tuesday the five were aged between 24 and 40.

He said seven Bangladeshi nationals were staying in the house but two of them managed to escape while the other five were trapped in two rooms upstairs as they could not open the iron window grilles to get out.

In the second incident, Indonesian national Asna, 55, died when the single-storey wooden house in Jalan Welfare, Kampung Baru Sungai Buloh which was occupied by a coffeeshop's workers, caught fire.

P. Tharitheran, 66, the owner of the coffeeshop, said he and his son were in the shop next to the house when they saw smoke coming from the house.

“There were two Indonesian women working for me who were sleeping in the four-room house. After seeing smoke, I shouted to them to get out of the house but I only saw one of them rushing out,” he said when met at the scene.

Tharitheran said he was later informed by the other Indonesia woman, Yehani, 50, that Asna refused to get out as she was busy trying to put out the fire. - Bernama