Bhasantek Slum Fire | The Daily Star
  • Fire at Bhasantek slum

    Slum dwellers fight to survive after Bhasantek fire

    The scene at a slum in Bhasantek area of Mirpur in Dhaka resembles that of a ravaged wasteland in a dystopic world, with hundreds of lives stranded under the sky, two days after a fire engulfed the slum.

  • Many victims still under the open sky

    Many dwellers of the Bhasantek slum -- that burnt to ashes early on Thursday -- have been living under the open sky with no food, water, power, and sanitation facilities for the last three days.