Rajshahi burn victim dies at DMCH


Staff Reporter:

A college girl, who set herself on fire in front of a police station in Rajshahi, died at the Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) on Wednesday.

The deceased was identified as Liza Rahman, 18, a student of Government Women’s College in Rajshahi. She hailed from Gaibandha.

Dr Partha Shankar Pal, resident physician of the Burn and Plastic Surgery Unit of DMCH, said the girl died around 7:30am. She had suffered 64 percent burns.

On September 28, Liza, also the wife of Shakhawat Hossain of Nachole upazila in Chapainawabganj, set herself on fire in front of Shah Makhdum Police Station after a dispute with her husband.

She was taken to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital and later shifted to DMCH.unb


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