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Blazing fire killed at least 70 people in Dhaka, Bangladesh capital

A massive fire raced through buildings in an old part of Dhaka, claiming 70 lives and injuring 50 other people. The area called Chawk bazaar is squeezed with buildings by narrow alleys; with a mix of residential & commercial complexes. The buildings commonly have shops, restaurants or warehouses at the ground floors. Witnesses say that gas cylinders stored in the buildings continuously exploded one after the other.