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16 June 2021


Business Insider Bangladesh

In Pictures: Fire at Sat Tala slum

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Published: 16:34, 7 June 2021  
In Pictures: Fire at Sat Tala slum

People look with uncertainty at the debris Photo: Business Insider Bangladesh

Over 100 shanties were gutted in a fierce fire at a slum in the city’s Mohakhali area early Monday.

Quamrul Ahsan, duty officer at the Fire Service and Civil Defence Headquarters control room, said the fire broke out at ‘Sat Tala Slum’ around 3:57 am and it soon engulfed the entire slum area.

On information, 18 firefighting units rushed to the spot and extinguished the blaze around 6:35 am.

Our photographer took these images from Sat Tala slum.

A man looks at the debris from the fire

Children play in the debris

People gather their belongings left from the fire

A look at the shanties after the fire

 

People try to find things left in the debris

People look with uncertainty at the debris

A woman shows a certificate for verification