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500 shanties gutted in Tongi’s Mazar slum fire

 Staff Correspondent   daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 10:58 AM, 27 November 2021   Updated: 03:23 PM, 27 November 2021

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Around 500 shanties were gutted in a fire that broke in the Mazar slum of Gazipur's Tongi early Saturday. No casualties were reported yet. 

The fire originated around 4:00 am at the slum on Dhaka-Mymensingh highway near Senakalyan Building. 

On information, nine firefighting units rushed to the spot and fought the blaze for around two hours and tamed it around 6:00 am 

Tongi Fire Service Station Officer Iqbal Hossain said the cause of the blaze could not be known immediately.