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Chawkbazar fire death toll jumps to 81

Published : Thursday, 21 February, 2019 at 7:29 AM  Count : 1535

A massive blaze has ripped through several buildings in Old Dhaka’s Chawkbazar, leaving at least 81 people dead at 8:30 am.

Chawkbazar fire death toll jumps to 81

Chawkbazar fire death toll jumps to 81

The fire broke out in a four-storey building behind the Shahi Mosque at Churihatta around 10:30pm on Wednesday and later spread to four other buildings.

Some 124 people were killed in a fire at Nimtali in old Dhaka in June 2010.

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