Left Out In The Cold

25 January, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Left Out In The Cold

(1, 2 and 3) Firefighters along with locals spray water using a hose pipe to douse a huge fire that swept through a slum in Sholokbahar of Chattogram on Friday, sending huge clouds of grey smoke billowing into the sky. Despair overwhelms a woman after the fire destroyed everything in its wake. Helpless and disarrayed, a woman and her son sit amid the debris with blank looks.

(4 and 5) Fire victims sift through the charred remains of their belongings after a fire that broke out at a slum at Chalantika in the city's Mirpur area on the same day. Victims collect hotchpotch supplied by a voluntary organisation beside the fire devastated slum.  -  Rabin Chowdhury/ Md Nasir Uddin





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