Mirpur Khichuri Patti slum fire

  • A massive fire engulfed Taltala Khichuri Patti slum in Dhaka's Mirpur-11 on Dec 21, 2020.

    A massive fire engulfed Taltala Khichuri Patti slum in Dhaka's Mirpur-11 on Dec 21, 2020.

  • Large crowds gather around the Taltala Khichuri Patti slum in Dhaka's Mirpur-11 after a fire broke out at the settlement, Dec 21, 2020.

    Large crowds gather around the Taltala Khichuri Patti slum in Dhaka's Mirpur-11 after a fire broke out at the settlement, Dec 21, 2020.

  • Large crowds gather around the Taltala Khichuri Patti slum in Dhaka's Mirpur-11 after a fire broke out at the settlement, Dec 21, 2020.

    Large crowds gather around the Taltala Khichuri Patti slum in Dhaka's Mirpur-11 after a fire broke out at the settlement, Dec 21, 2020.

  • Large crowds gather around the Taltala Khichuri Patti slum in Dhaka's Mirpur-11 after a fire broke out at the settlement, Dec 21, 2020.

    Large crowds gather around the Taltala Khichuri Patti slum in Dhaka's Mirpur-11 after a fire broke out at the settlement, Dec 21, 2020.

  • Fire-fighters, with help from locals, battle a fire that broke out at Taltola Khichuri Patti slum in Mirpur-11, Dec 21, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Fire-fighters, with help from locals, battle a fire that broke out at Taltola Khichuri Patti slum in Mirpur-11, Dec 21, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Fire-fighters, with help from locals, battle a fire that broke out at Taltola Khichuri Patti slum in Mirpur-11, Dec 21, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Fire-fighters, with help from locals, battle a fire that broke out at Taltola Khichuri Patti slum in Mirpur-11, Dec 21, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A fire burnt a number of shanties at Taltala Khichuri Patti slum at Kalshi in Dhaka’s Mirpur-11 on Monday, Dec 21, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A fire burnt a number of shanties at Taltala Khichuri Patti slum at Kalshi in Dhaka’s Mirpur-11 on Monday, Dec 21, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The residents of Taltala Khichuri Patti slum at Kalshi in Dhaka’s Mirpur-11 were able to save some belongings before a fire burnt down their shanties on Monday, Dec 21, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The residents of Taltala Khichuri Patti slum at Kalshi in Dhaka’s Mirpur-11 were able to save some belongings before a fire burnt down their shanties on Monday, Dec 21, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The residents of Taltala Khichuri Patti slum at Kalshi in Dhaka’s Mirpur-11 were able to save some belongings before a fire burnt down their shanties on Monday, Dec 21, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The residents of Taltala Khichuri Patti slum at Kalshi in Dhaka’s Mirpur-11 were able to save some belongings before a fire burnt down their shanties on Monday, Dec 21, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A woman watching her and others’ shanties engulfed by a fire at Taltala Khichuri Patti slum at Kalshi in Dhaka’s Mirpur-11 on Monday, Dec 21, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A woman watching her and others’ shanties engulfed by a fire at Taltala Khichuri Patti slum at Kalshi in Dhaka’s Mirpur-11 on Monday, Dec 21, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A woman breaks into tears as she tells her relatives over the phone about a fire that burnt their shanties at Taltala Khichuri Patti slum at Kalshi in Dhaka’s Mirpur-11 on Monday, Dec 21, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A woman breaks into tears as she tells her relatives over the phone about a fire that burnt their shanties at Taltala Khichuri Patti slum at Kalshi in Dhaka’s Mirpur-11 on Monday, Dec 21, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A man putting out small flames in the rubble after a fire burnt his and other residents’ shanties at Taltala Khichuri Patti slum at Kalshi in Dhaka’s Mirpur-11 on Monday, Dec 21, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A man putting out small flames in the rubble after a fire burnt his and other residents’ shanties at Taltala Khichuri Patti slum at Kalshi in Dhaka’s Mirpur-11 on Monday, Dec 21, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Dwellers looking for whatever they can salvage from the rubble after a fire burnt shanties at Taltala Khichuri Patti slum at Kalshi in Dhaka’s Mirpur-11 on Monday, Dec 21, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Dwellers looking for whatever they can salvage from the rubble after a fire burnt shanties at Taltala Khichuri Patti slum at Kalshi in Dhaka’s Mirpur-11 on Monday, Dec 21, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove