City slum catches fire

Staff Reporter :
BC-11-02-14-N_34 (668 x 430)A slum at the city’s Mirpur area caught fire on Tuesday, burning down numerous shanties. According to the fire service officials, the fire broke out from a shanty of the slum beside Janata Housing at around 10.40am, and soon spread to the adjacent shanties.
12 firefighting units reached the area to douse the fire. However, the cause of the fire is not clear yet.