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18 houses burnt in 20 minutes at Rohingya camp

 Teknaf (Cox`s Bazar) Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 11:13 PM, 1 April 2020  

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

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18 houses were set on fire at the Rohingya camp at Teknaf in Cox's Bazar. 2 people, including a child have been burnt in the incident.

The incident took place on Wednesday noon at Rohingya Camp No. 22 in Rakhyang Putinbunya, Hoyikong UP.

UP chairman Noor Ahmed Anwari said a fire broke out quickly from a learning center in the western block of the camp. It burns 18 houses in 20-30 minutes. There are six learning centers, five Chakma houses, two shops, and four houses. One thousand taka has been provided to each affected family.

Mohammad Saiful Islam, UNO of Teknaf, said that arrangements had been made for the victims to stay elsewhere. The burned houses will be rebuilt.