The deceased were identified as Saleha Begum, wife of Mohammad Ali who lives in Kuwait, and their 12-year-old daughter Farzana Akter, a Class IV student of Bhelanagar Government Primary School.
Mohammad Nazrul Islam, officer-in-charge of Daudkandi Model Police Station, said the fire broke out at Mohamamd Ali's home around 11 pm and soon engulfed the entire house.
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As soon as the fire brigade was alerted, a fire tender rushed to the spot. After the fire was doused, the two bodies were recovered.
A probe has been launched to ascertain the cause of the fire, the official said.
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