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10,000 homeless after fire destroys slum in Bangladesh capital Dhaka

At least 10,000 people are homeless after a massive fire swept through a crowded slum in the Bangladesh capital and destroyed thousands of shanties, officials said Sunday.The fire broke out at in Dhaka’s Mirpur neighbourhood late on Friday and razed around 2,000 mostly tin shacks, fire services official Ershad Hossain said.“I could not salvage a single thing. I don’t know what will I do,” 58-year-old Abdul Hamid, who ran a tea stall inside the slum, said as he broke down in tears.Authorities…... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, 10,000 homeless after fire destroys slum in Bangladesh capital Dhaka, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you 10,000 homeless after fire destroys slum in Bangladesh capital Dhaka

 

 

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Published By: SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST - Sunday, 18 August

 

 

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