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  • 3 burnt in Jurain gas leak fire

    Three persons including two children suffer burn injuries in a fire caused by gas leak at their house in Dhaka’s Jurain area.

  • Bangladesh Bank building fire under control

    The fire at the headquarters of Bangladesh Bank in Motijheel area of Dhaka has been brought under control after around an hour. Twelve units of firefighters douse the fire that originated on the 13th floor of the 32-storey building.

  • Police fire on Inter fans as relegation looms

    Brazilian police fired percussion grenades at rioting Internacional fans on Thursday after a 1-1 draw at home to Ponte Preta left the Porto Alegre club in danger of relegation for the first time in their history.

  • Unidentified gunman kills 9 football fans in South Sudan

    At least nine people are killed and 11 wounded in South Sudan's capital, Juba, when an unidentified gunman open fire on people watching a football match on television at the weekend.

  • Granada fire Jemez

    Colourful Granada coach Paco Jemez became the third La Liga boss to lose his job already this season after failing to

  • Singapore Airlines, Milan, emergency landing, fire

    Singapore plane catches fire on runway

    A Singapore Airlines plane bound for Milan catches fire shortly after making an emergency landing.

  • Fire at plastic factory in Savar

    A fire broke out at the plastic factory at Kornopara under Savar upazila at the outskirts of Dhaka. No reports of casualties were filed.

  • 17 dead in fire at Indian army's ammunition depot

    At least 17 Indian army men, including two young officers, were killed and 19 injured in a massive fire that swept through an ammunition depot in West Indian state of Maharashtra's Wardah district.

  • US woman dies from fire ant attack

    An Alabama woman standing atop a hay bale was attacked by fire ants and died of an apparent allergic reaction the day after her mother died, authorities and a relative said Friday.

  • 17 schoolgirls die in Thai dormitory fire

    At least 17 young girls died after a fire swept through the dormitory of a school for children of hill tribes in northern Thailand, officials said Monday, adding several others were either missing or injured.

  • Fire at Jagannath University

    Fire broke out at the new building of Jagannath University in the Old Dhaka. The fire has been doused and no reports of casualty filed.

  • Dhaka slum fire brought under control

    Fire that broke out at a slum in Dhaka’s densely populated East Raja Bazar neighbourhood has been brought under control after around one and a half hours.

  • Probe body formed over Karwan Bazar fire

    Fire service has launched a four-member investigation panel into last night's blaze at Karwan Bazar that gutted over 180 shops in capital Dhaka’s largest retail kitchen market.

  • Karwan Bazar blaze tamed after 2 hours

    After two hours of frantic efforts and reinforcement, fire fighters have managed to control the deadly blaze that broke out in Dhaka's largest kitchen market Karwan Bazar.

  • Khilgaon plastic factory fire doused

    A fire that broke out at a plastic factory in Khilgaon area of Dhaka has been doused after one and a half an hours.

  • 3rd forest fire in Sundarbans in 3 weeks

    A fire broke out in Chandpai range of the Sundarbans in Sharankhola upazila of Bagerhat. This is the third incident of forest fire in Chandpai range over the last three weeks.

  • Fire in Sundarbans forest again

    Barely a month in the passing, fire has broken out in the Sundarbans’ Chandpai range again. This is the 15th fire incident in last 12 years in the area - posing threat to the ecosystem of the world's largest mangrove forest.

  • Tejgaon house fire doused

    A fire that brakes out at a three-storey tin-shed house at Tejgaon Industrial area of Dhaka is doused after an hour efforts of the firefighters.

  • Fire at Old Dhaka residential building

    Fire breaks out at a residential building at Siddique Bazar in the old part of Dhaka.

  • Huge fire hits UAE residential towers

    A large fire has hit at least two residential towers in the United Arab Emirates, in the third such incident in a little more than a year.

  • Sundarbans fire brought under control

    A fire that broke out in Chandpai Range of the Sundarbans in Bagerhat last evening has been brought under control. Reason behind the fire is yet to be ascertained.

  • 3 people burnt in Bangshal shoe factory fire

    At least three people are burnt as fire broke out at a shoe manufacturing factory in Bangshal area of Dhaka.

  • Fire at Hatirpool’s Motalib Plaza doused

    The fire that broke out at Hatirpool’s Motalib Plaza in capital Dhaka has been doused after two hours of frantic efforts of the firefighters.

  • Banani building fire blamed on gas pipe leak

    The fire at a Banani building in Dhaka that injured at least one person has been blamed on “a leak in the gas supply line” by owner and tenants.

  • Khulna City Corporation (KCC)

    Fire breaks out at KCC building

    A fire breaks out at Khulna City Corporation (KCC) building early Monday.

  • 9 burnt in B’Baria fire

    Nine people including five children from one family were burnt in a fire in Sarail upazila of Brahmanbaria yesterday evening.

  • Fire at Mohakhali Brac Centre doused

    A fire that broke out at Brac Centre in Mohakhali of Dhaka is doused half an hour after it originated.

  • Family ripped apart in gas fire, 2 children dead

    Two children, aged one and 14 years old, succumb to injuries hours after a gas fire burns five of a family in Uttara of the capital. While their nine-year-old brother has been released after primary treatments, the parents are stated to be in critical condition.

  • Dhaka New Market fire kills 1, 3 fall sick

    A young man dies from suffocation and three others fall sick as a fire broke out at a scrap material shop beside the vegetable market in Dhaka New Market area.

  • Sweater factory in Gazipur catches fire

    Fire breaks out at a sweater factory in Chhoidana Hajirpukur area of Gazipur this morning.