NewsNow Desk: State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury on Friday expressed deep shock and sorrow at the loss of lives in Jhalakathi launch fire incident.
In a condolence message, the state minister prayed for eternal peace of the departed souls and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family members.
He sought early recovery of the people who have sustained burn injuries.
In a separate message, Shipping Secretary Mohammad Mezbah Uddin also mourned the deaths of the launch fire incident.
At least 39 people were killed when a fire broke out in a Barguna-bound launch in Jhalakathi last night.