Dhaka, June 28 ANI | 2 months ago

A devastating fire burned down at least 160 shanties in the capital city of Bangladesh on Saturday.


The fire broke out near Jhutpatti (area for jhut trade) at Mirpur Section-10 in Dhaka.

According to the Daily Star, seven firefighting units brought the blaze under control around 1:00pm after two hours of frantic efforts.

The cause of the fire that originated at the shanties of jhut workers is not yet known.

(Posted on 28-06-2014)