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Bizarre inferno kills 78 By Nadeem Qadir with Esharaf Hossain Esa | Last Updated: 22nd February, 2019, 00:00

A bizarre fire triggered by a series of incidents in the Dhaka’s historical old parts killed at least 78 people and injured at least 50, some of them critically, in the second such incident in the…

Bizarre inferno kills 78

‘I want a piece of my son’s flesh’ ‘I want a piece of my son’s flesh’

As the families of the victims gathered at the Dhaka Medical College Hospital and wailed, it unfurled…


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Fire Service and Civil Defence has formed a three-member committee to investigate the deadly fire in…


PM orders treatment, assistance PM orders treatment, assistance

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has directed the authorities concerned to provide proper treatment for…

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