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Bangladesh: At least 46 killed, dozens injured in building fire in Dhaka

Published on Mar 01, 2024 03:25 PM IST
  • Fire authorities said a gas leak or a stove could have caused Thursday's blaze in Bangladesh's capital Dhaka.
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A massive fire raged through a six-storey building in Bangladesh's Dhaka killing at least 46 people and injuring dozens on Thursday, the health minister said. (via REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Mar 01, 2024 03:25 PM IST

A massive fire raged through a six-storey building in Bangladesh's Dhaka killing at least 46 people and injuring dozens on Thursday, the health minister said. (via REUTERS)

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The fire on Thursday night that engulfed the Green Cozy Cottage building in the capital’s Baily Road area housed several restaurants and shops. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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The fire on Thursday night that engulfed the Green Cozy Cottage building in the capital’s Baily Road area housed several restaurants and shops. (PTI)

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The fire at a popular restaurant named "Kacchi Bhai" broke out around 9:50 pm on Thursday. It started on the building's first floor and quickly spread to the upper floors, which housed more restaurants and a garment shop, according to fire service officials. (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Mar 01, 2024 03:25 PM IST

The fire at a popular restaurant named "Kacchi Bhai" broke out around 9:50 pm on Thursday. It started on the building's first floor and quickly spread to the upper floors, which housed more restaurants and a garment shop, according to fire service officials. (AP)

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The fire spread quickly after breaking out in a biryani restaurant, and was only reined in following two hours of effort by 13 units of firefighters. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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The fire spread quickly after breaking out in a biryani restaurant, and was only reined in following two hours of effort by 13 units of firefighters. (AFP)

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed shock and sorrow at the incident and ordered swift treatment for the injured. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed shock and sorrow at the incident and ordered swift treatment for the injured. (AFP)

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Firefighters used cranes to rescue people from the charred building, said fire officials, who were still working to clear debris and douse any remaining embers. (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Firefighters used cranes to rescue people from the charred building, said fire officials, who were still working to clear debris and douse any remaining embers. (AP)

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Smoke billowed from the side of the building in video images filmed by a witness on Thursday.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Smoke billowed from the side of the building in video images filmed by a witness on Thursday.(AFP)

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Relatives gathered at the hospital early on Friday to receive the bodies of the dead, with some mourning outside the emergency department. (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Mar 01, 2024 03:25 PM IST

Relatives gathered at the hospital early on Friday to receive the bodies of the dead, with some mourning outside the emergency department. (AP)

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