Fire Guts Historic Section of Bangladesh’s Capital City, Killing 81 People

The fire in Dhaka’s Chawkbazar area was mostly under control after more than 10 hours of frantic efforts by firefighters. A devastating fire raced through densely packed buildings in a centuries-old shopping district in Bangladesh’s capital, killing at least 81 people.…

Search begins after Bangladesh factory fire, death toll rises

By Serajul Quadir and Ruma Paul DHAKA (Reuters) – The death toll from a fire at a food and cigarette packaging factory in Bangladesh rose to 29 on Sunday as fire crews began digging through debris, and the number of…

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