Fire breaks out in Dhaka, three reported killed

21 February 2019

Firefighters were battling a huge fire in Bangladesh's capital Dhaka early on Thursday. local media reported that at least three people had died in the blaze and 35 people had been taken to hospital with injuries, 13 of them from burns.

It was not immediately clear what caused the fire which broke out on Wednesday at the building in Chawkbazar in the old part of Dhaka.