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In pictures: Aftermath of Rupnagar slum fire

  • Published at 04:40 pm March 12th, 2020

Hundreds of shanties were razed to the ground, leaving thousands homeless, in a massive fire at Shialbari side of Jhilpar slum, located in Rupnagar area of Mirpur 6 in Dhaka, on Wednesday.

After the fire broke out at around 9:45am, some 150 fire fighters of 25 fire-fighting units worked for nearly three hours to put out the flames at around 12:30pm.