07 August, 2021

  • Mother and aunt of Kalpana Rani Barman, who died in the fire at a factory of Hashem Foods in Narayanganj’s Rupganj a month ago, were in tears upon seeing her body. As many as 21 bodies, including that of Rani, were handed over to their families at Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Saturday, Aug 7, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Mother and aunt of Kalpana Rani Barman, who died in the fire at a factory of Hashem Foods in Narayanganj’s Rupganj a month ago, were in tears upon seeing her body. As many as 21 bodies, including that of Rani, were handed over to their families at Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Saturday, Aug 7, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Parents of Nazmul Hossain, a victim of Hashem Foods factory fire in Narayanganj’s Rupganj, broke into tears on arrival to receive the body of their son at Dhaka Medical College’s morgue on Saturday, Aug 7, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Parents of Nazmul Hossain, a victim of Hashem Foods factory fire in Narayanganj’s Rupganj, broke into tears on arrival to receive the body of their son at Dhaka Medical College’s morgue on Saturday, Aug 7, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Authorities handed over the bodies of 21 victims of Hashem Foods fire at Narayanganj’s Rupganj to their families at Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Saturday, Aug 7, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Authorities handed over the bodies of 21 victims of Hashem Foods fire at Narayanganj’s Rupganj to their families at Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Saturday, Aug 7, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The authorities handed the body of Amrita Begum to her mother. Salim, her husband, who was denied custody of Amrita's remains due to a family dispute, tried to stop the ambulance along with his daughter on Saturday, Aug 7, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The authorities handed the body of Amrita Begum to her mother. Salim, her husband, who was denied custody of Amrita's remains due to a family dispute, tried to stop the ambulance along with his daughter on Saturday, Aug 7, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Salim, husband of Amrita Begum - a victim of Hashem Foods factory fire, and their daughter Soma, were reduced to tears after being denied custody of Amrita’s remains due to a family dispute on Saturday, Aug 7, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Salim, husband of Amrita Begum - a victim of Hashem Foods factory fire, and their daughter Soma, were reduced to tears after being denied custody of Amrita’s remains due to a family dispute on Saturday, Aug 7, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Homeless people sleep inside mosquito nets on the footpath of Maulana Bhasani Sarak in Dhaka amid an alarming surge of dengue fever cases amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Homeless people sleep inside mosquito nets on the footpath of Maulana Bhasani Sarak in Dhaka amid an alarming surge of dengue fever cases amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Homeless people sleep inside mosquito nets on the footpath of Maulana Bhasani Sarak in Dhaka amid an alarming surge of dengue fever cases amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Homeless people sleep inside mosquito nets on the footpath of Maulana Bhasani Sarak in Dhaka amid an alarming surge of dengue fever cases amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove