Massive fire at Bangladesh's Rohingya camp leaves hundreds of refugees homeless

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Dhaka [Bangladesh], January 14: A gigantic fire broke out at the Nayapara Rohingya exile camp in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar, leaving many individuals destitute. 

At any rate 500 improvised abodes were gutted in the fire at the exile camp in Teknaf. Nonetheless, no losses were accounted for in the episode, Dhaka Tribune detailed. 

Extra Refugee Relief and Repatriation Commissioner Md Shamsud Douza educated that the fire broke out at 3 am on Thursday. 

"After around two hours, the fire detachment had the option to manage the fire at 5 am. In the interim, at any rate 500 Rohingya houses in the camp were totally burned to the ground," he said. 

As indicated by The New York Times, the fire constrained large number of uprooted Muslim evacuees to escape in the colder time of year chill. 

As indicated by help laborers and authorities, the fire left many individuals without homes. It struck when authorities in Bangladesh search for long haul answers for the countless evacuees who have crossed its boundary from Myanmar as of late. 

A few occupants said firemen at first attempted to drench the flares in the midst of a turbulent circumstance, as individuals in neighboring camps additionally fled to get away from the blast. 

"At the point when I opened my eyes, I saw fire all over... The sky turned red and smoke was all over the place," The New York Times cited Haleema Khatoon, who lived in the camp alongside her two kids and spouse and said she lost everything in the burst. 

In May a year ago, a comparable fire burned more than 400 asylum homes up in the close by Kutupalang exile camp in Cox's Bazar. With an expanding populace and new haven homes being worked over the long haul, authorities state it has gotten progressively hard for firemen to explore ghetto territories. 

In the interim, Dhaka Tribune announced that the reason for the fire is yet to be resolved, and the specialists are attempting to decide the full degree of the harm. (ANI)
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