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Fire kills at least 70 in old part of Dhaka

Asia Pacific Feb 21, 2019

Fire kills at least 70 in old part of Dhaka

A devastating fire raced through densely packed buildings in a centuries-old shopping district in Bangladesh's capital, killing at least 70 people, officials and witnesses said Thursday. The fire in Dhaka's Chawkbazar area was mostly under control after more than 10 hours of frantic efforts. Some ...