Fire

A Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh was swept by flames destroying hundreds of houses.

So far, there have been no reports of any casualties.

As per reports, the fire was reported at Camp 16 in Cox’s Bazar, a border district that hosts more than a million Rohingya refugees.

Most of them fled a military-led crackdown in Myanmar in 2017.

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The fire was brought under control by the emergency workers but the cause of the fire has not been established.

It may be mentioned that another fire was reported in a COVID-19 treatment centre for refugees in the district last Sunday.

It may be mentioned that in March last year, at least 15 people died and while 50,000 were left homeless in Bangladesh after a similar fire engulfed several houses belonging to Rohingyas..

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