17 October, 2021

  • Several low-income families reside in small houses on the ground floor of a three-storey building in Balucchora Kashem Colony under Chattogram's Bayazid Bostami Police Station. One of these dwellings was rocked by a gas explosion on Sunday, Oct 17, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

    Several low-income families reside in small houses on the ground floor of a three-storey building in Balucchora Kashem Colony under Chattogram's Bayazid Bostami Police Station. One of these dwellings was rocked by a gas explosion on Sunday, Oct 17, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

  • A gas explosion rocked a house in Chattogram's Baluchhora on Sunday, Oct 17, 2021. A man died after a wall collapsed on top of him while two others suffered burn injuries. Photo: Suman Babu

    A gas explosion rocked a house in Chattogram's Baluchhora on Sunday, Oct 17, 2021. A man died after a wall collapsed on top of him while two others suffered burn injuries. Photo: Suman Babu

  • A woman is overcome by grief at the news of the death of Omar Farooq, who was killed when a wall collapsed on top of him after a gas explosion at Baluchhara Kashem Colony under Chattogram's Bayazid Bostami Police Station on Sunday, Oct 17, 2021.

    A woman is overcome by grief at the news of the death of Omar Farooq, who was killed when a wall collapsed on top of him after a gas explosion at Baluchhara Kashem Colony under Chattogram's Bayazid Bostami Police Station on Sunday, Oct 17, 2021.

  • Several low-income families reside in small houses on the ground floor of a three-storey building in Balucchora Kashem Colony under Chattogram's Bayazid Bostami Police Station. One of these dwellings was rocked by a gas explosion on Sunday, Oct 17, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

    Several low-income families reside in small houses on the ground floor of a three-storey building in Balucchora Kashem Colony under Chattogram's Bayazid Bostami Police Station. One of these dwellings was rocked by a gas explosion on Sunday, Oct 17, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

  • A gas explosion rocked a house in Chattogram's Baluchhora on Sunday, Oct 17, 2021. A man died after a wall collapsed on top of him while two others suffered burn injuries. Photo: Suman Babu

    A gas explosion rocked a house in Chattogram's Baluchhora on Sunday, Oct 17, 2021. A man died after a wall collapsed on top of him while two others suffered burn injuries. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi speaks during a media briefing at the office of the Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) to mark the 'Bangladesh Trade and Investment Summit 2021', jointly organised by the Ministry of Commerce and DCCI, Oct 17, 2021.

    Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi speaks during a media briefing at the office of the Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) to mark the 'Bangladesh Trade and Investment Summit 2021', jointly organised by the Ministry of Commerce and DCCI, Oct 17, 2021.

  • Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi speaks during a media briefing at the office of the Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) to mark the 'Bangladesh Trade and Investment Summit 2021', jointly organised by the Ministry of Commerce and DCCI, Oct 17, 2021.

    Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi speaks during a media briefing at the office of the Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) to mark the 'Bangladesh Trade and Investment Summit 2021', jointly organised by the Ministry of Commerce and DCCI, Oct 17, 2021.

  • Md Jashim Uddin, president of FBCCI, the apex body of traders in Bangladesh, holds a meeting with wholesalers and warehousing traders to discuss the present stocks, imports, supply and prices of essential commodities on Sunday, Oct 17, 2021.

    Md Jashim Uddin, president of FBCCI, the apex body of traders in Bangladesh, holds a meeting with wholesalers and warehousing traders to discuss the present stocks, imports, supply and prices of essential commodities on Sunday, Oct 17, 2021.

  • Some people were using their bags to mark their spot in line outside the Dhaka University Central Library on Sunday, Oct 17, 2021. Most of the visitors are job seekers looking to prepare for their examinations. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Some people were using their bags to mark their spot in line outside the Dhaka University Central Library on Sunday, Oct 17, 2021. Most of the visitors are job seekers looking to prepare for their examinations. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Long lines formed in front of the Dhaka University Central Library on Sunday, Oct 17, 2021. Most of the visitors are job seekers looking to prepare for their examinations. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Long lines formed in front of the Dhaka University Central Library on Sunday, Oct 17, 2021. Most of the visitors are job seekers looking to prepare for their examinations. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu