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Dhaka, Monday   24 February 2020


Fire breaks out at Karwan Bazar slum

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 01:55 PM, 3 March 2019  

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A fire broke out at a slum beside Railgate in the city’s Karwan Bazar area on Sunday.

Kamrul Islam, duty officer at the Fire Service and Civil Defence control room said that the fire originated around 12:10 pm at the slum beside private television channel Deepto TV. 

After getting the information of blaze, three firefighting units rushed in and doused the flame at around 12:30 pm, he added. 

However, the reason behind the fire could not be known yet. 

Earlier on February 20, 70 people were killed until now and many others injured in a massive fire that broke out at a chemical warehouse and raged through four other adjacent buildings in Chawkbazar area of Old Dhaka.