Fire burns down 160 shanties in Bangladesh
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)