Update January 18, 2016

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Rayerbazar slum catches fire

Sumel Sarker

Rayerbazar slum

Rayerbazar slum catches fire

18 January 2016, Nirapad News: A devastating fire broke out at Sabed Ali slum in capital’s Rayerbazar area on Monday morning.

The fire originated at a shanty of the slum around 9:38am. However, the cause of the fire could not be known immediately.

Hazaribagh fire service senior station officer Abdul Alim told that on information, seven fire-fighting units rushed to the spot and but three units brought the fire under control after 45-minute effort.

In the meantime, two shanties and a rickshaw garage were gutted in the fire. But, no causality was reported.

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