Firefighters at work at Jahuri Mahalla slum in the capital’s Mohammadpur yesterday. The fire, which broke out around 4:15pm and was put out after an hour and a half, razed 60 shanties to the ground. No casualties were reported. Photo: Rashed Shumon
A ship filled with scraps being unloaded at Chattogram port. Once the shipbreaking industry of Bangladesh used to meet the country’s steel mills’ demand of iron. Due to its high demand, iron now being imported from abroad in the form of scraps.
a mask to a woman
A mobile court hands a mask to a woman in the capital’s Jhigatola intersection during a drive to enforce health safety rules yesterday. The court fined people for not wearing masks and also distributed face coverings among many others who admitted they should not have come out of home without wearing one. Photo:
suffered critical injuries
Rehana Akter, right, suffered critical injuries and lost four of her family members to the fire at Tazreen Fashions factory on November 24, 2012. She bursts into tears while sharing her horrifying memories of that fateful day with another survivor Bilkis, left.
md rashed dabbles
Md Rashed dabbles in small businesses, and takes care of his small household. He was seen gutting a fish to get it ready for cooking, beside the rail line at port city’s Jhautola area. His wife is a worker at a readymade garments factory, and Rashed doesn’t mind taking care of the cooking while she is at work. Photo: Rajib Raihan