Firefighters dousing a fire in the office building in Dhaka, Bangladesh on March 28, 2019. Photo: AP

Bangladesh police arrest building owners over fatal blaze

  • FR Tower’s owners Tasvir-ul-Islam and S.M.H.I. Faruque were charged with negligence and violations of a building code that resulted in casualties
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Firefighters dousing a fire in the office building in Dhaka, Bangladesh on March 28, 2019. Photo: AP
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Fire crews attending to the first in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photo: Reuters

At least 7 dead in blaze at high-rise building in Bangladesh capital

  • Helicopters were brought in to join 22 firefighting units that worked with the army, navy, air force and police to battle the fire in Dhaka
  • Images on social media showed intense flames and thick black smoke pouring out of the building
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Fire crews attending to the first in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photo: Reuters
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