A footage obtained by The Daily Star shows the exact moment when the fire broke out at Chawkbazar in Old Dhaka. As the clock strikes 10:32pm, the fire rips through the premises completely destroying the front portion of the hotel. Bricks and bottles fall inside, and a portion of the wall caves in as mayhem ensues.
Their family was a happy one -- mother and father with their two healthy children.
On Wednesday night, the brutal fire that blazed through Chawkbazar reduced their perfect family of four to just one, while the rest looked on from behind a photo frame that managed to survive the hellish flames.
As the call for relocating the warehouses of chemicals and inflammable goods from Old Dhaka gets louder, an industries ministry probe committee claimed that there was no chemical factory or warehouse at the scene of Wednesday's devastating fire in Chawkbazar.