A fire that broke out at a shopping centre in Dhaka's Gulshan area, is doused.
Rajuk is approving commercial buildings in the residential areas of Gulshan and Banani with virtually no height limits and experts are calling it illegal and a recipe for disaster.
Fire breaks out at Police Plaza in Dhaka’s Gulshan area. It has been doused by locals.
Amid outcries over the death of 26 people in Thursday's Banani inferno, a massive fire swept through the Gulshan-1 DNCC kitchen market burning down over 200 shops yesterday.
Another devastating fire at the Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) kitchen market early yesterday thrashed the efforts of 248 shop owners who were already struggling to revive their businesses from a similar disaster just two years ago.
The Rajuk came to know about 12 years ago that the Faruque-Rupayan Tower was built in violation of the approved plan, but it remained silent for all these years.
None of the recommendations made by the Fire Service and Civil Defence after the 2017 DNCC market fire were implemented by the market authorities, a fire service official says.
Around 211 tin-shed business establishments are completely razed in the fire that ripped through the Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) kitchen market in Gulshan-1.