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Watch: Massive fire ravages through Chawkbazar buildings, kills 67

  • Published at 06:56 pm February 21st, 2019


At least 67 people were killed in a massive fire that ravaged through several multi-storey buildings at Nanda Kumar Lane in Chawkbazar’s Churihatta area of Old Dhaka Wednesday night.

After the fire started around 10:35pm on Wednesday, it took 37 fire-fighting units from 13 stations for 15 hours before completely dousing the flames.

Among the recovered dead bodies, so far 37 have been identified and 12 of them handed over to their families.