Firefighters trying to douse the flames at a cotton warehouse in Chhoto Kumira area of Sitakunda, Chattogram, yesterday. The fire raged on for hours and the firefighters could not douse it. The authorities eventually asked for the army’s help. Story on page 5. Photo: Rajib Raihan
Two men pouring kerosene in a barrel by the side of a street in the capital’s Tejgaon, oblivious to the serious risks of a fire. Besides, they were doing this next to a plant of Linde, which makes gasses for industrial and medical use.
Photo: Rashed Shumon