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Fire at Dhaka slum


At least 30 shanties were gutted in a fire that broke out at a slum in Dhaka in the early hours of Wednesday.Fire service officials said one of the shanties at a slum near the Dhaka Udyan at Mohammadpur caught fire around 1:30am, which spread on to other shanties.Firefighters rushed to the spot and managed to put out the flames after one and a half hour.“We suspect that an open kerosene lamp at a shanty might have caused the fire,” saud Fire Service Control Room official Palash Chandra Modak.He said no casualties were reported but at least 30 shanties in the slum were destroyed.


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