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43 killed, Several Injured As Fire Breaks Out At Building In Bangladesh

A fire broke out in a seven-story building in Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka, killing dozens of people. (representative)

Dhaka:

At least 43 people were killed and dozens injured when a blaze broke out in a seven-story building in an upscale residential area of ​​Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka late Thursday, health authorities said.

“So far, 43 people have died in the fire,” Bangladesh Health Minister Samanta Lal Sen told AFP after visiting Dhaka Medical College Hospital and an adjacent burn hospital.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)

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