9 charred to death as major fire tears through Bangladesh slum

9 charred to death as major fire tears through Bangladesh slum

9 charred to death as major fire tears through Bangladesh slum

At least eight people were killed after a massive fire erupted at a slum area in Chittagong city in Bangladesh, the Radio Pakistan reported on Sunday.

According to the officials, the fire, which destroyed over 200 shanties, started at Bhera Market slum around 3:32 AM (local time).

"While trying to control the fire, we formed a search team and the team found four dead bodies belonging to the same family", Uddin said.

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He spoke about meeting and chatting and we were fine. "There are no bad vibes", she said. But we have obviously met recently and it was extremely normal".

A firefighter works to extinguish fire at a slum where at least eight people killed in Chittagong, Bangladesh February 17, 2019. It took almost five hours to control the raging fire, the report added.

He said the cause of the fire was not yet known and that an investigation was ordered.

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