So this Eid, I pray for a fresh pair of eyes, and a reason to hope. Or at the very least (once the festivities are over and we return to life as it is) be able to hope for and demand better realities than the ones we’ve been dealt.
"The fire was completely put out. Three units of the fire service worked all night," said Akhtaruzzaman told reporters at the spot
When will the authorities enforce building codes and fire safety regulations?
“I risked my life to enter my shop despite the fire but could not save anything,” said Md Babul, a seller of baby cloth items at the New Super Market.
While a fire gutted many shops in the capital's New Super Market in Dhaka this morning, some traders said the fire was caused by pre-dawn electrical works on a footbridge adjoining the market