An old man named Wazed Sheikh (65) died after being burnt while taking heat of fire in Enayetpur village of Kaliganj upazila of Jhenaidah.
The incident took place around 8:30 am on Sunday. The deceased was identified as Wazed Sheikh, a resident of Enayetpur village under Rakhalgachhi union of the upazila.
Witnesses said the eldest son and Wazed Sheikh were at home. In the morning his son went to work in the field. Elderly Wazed Sheikh was sitting on a straw fire in his backyard on Sunday morning to take warmth in the severe winter. But suddenly the fire engulfed the Punjabi in his body. Immediately the fire spread throughout the body. At his shout, the people around came running. But Wazed Sheikh died on the spot after being burnt in the fire.
Local UP member Asadul Islam confirmed the matter.