Smoke and flames seen on a hillside after a fire broke out in a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh on Sunday. Thousands of people were left homeless after the blaze gutted parts of the camp, police said. Photo: AFP
Smoke and flames seen on a hillside after a fire broke out in a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh on Sunday. Thousands of people were left homeless after the blaze gutted parts of the camp, police said. Photo: AFP
Myanmar

Blaze at Bangladesh Rohingya refugee camp leaves more than 5,000 homeless

  • Fire gutted parts of camp, with about 1,200 ‘houses’ affected; ‘I am now under open sky, I lost my dream,’ said one refugee
  • The fire began at Camp 16 and raced through shelters of bamboo and tarpaulin, home to people who had poured in from Myanmar

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Smoke and flames seen on a hillside after a fire broke out in a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh on Sunday. Thousands of people were left homeless after the blaze gutted parts of the camp, police said. Photo: AFP
Smoke and flames seen on a hillside after a fire broke out in a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh on Sunday. Thousands of people were left homeless after the blaze gutted parts of the camp, police said. Photo: AFP
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