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Kalyanpur slum fire burns 70 shanties

| Updated: October 31, 2020 18:37:58


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At least 70 shanties were gutted in a fire that broke out at Natunbazar slum in the capital's Kalyanpur on Friday night.

Ershad Hossain, duty officer of Fire Service and Civil Defence Control Room, said the fire which broke out at the slum at 9 pm on Friday was fully doused around 2:05 am, UNB reports.

Ten fire-fighting units went to the spot and brought the fire under control around 11pm, he said.

Two fire fighters were injured while extinguishing the fire, said Ershad Hossain.

The origin of the fire could not be known yet.

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