Traders look for leftover books at Nilkhet

  • The fire destroyed many books in Nilkhet but left some in good condition. Traders sort leftover books from the damaged ones on Wednesday, Feb 23, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The fire destroyed many books in Nilkhet but left some in good condition. Traders sort leftover books from the damaged ones on Wednesday, Feb 23, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A trader lost his entire collection of books after the fire gutted his shop in Nilkhet on Tuesday. He tries to recover any books left unscathed from the debris on Wednesday, Feb 23, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A trader lost his entire collection of books after the fire gutted his shop in Nilkhet on Tuesday. He tries to recover any books left unscathed from the debris on Wednesday, Feb 23, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The fire destroyed some books and left some in good condition. A trader sorts leftover books from the damaged ones after the Tuesday night fire on Wednesday, Feb 23, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The fire destroyed some books and left some in good condition. A trader sorts leftover books from the damaged ones after the Tuesday night fire on Wednesday, Feb 23, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The fire gutted 30 to 40 shops in Nilkhet, the largest book market in Dhaka, on Tuesday night. Traders dump the damaged books from their shops on the footpath on Wednesday, Feb 23, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The fire gutted 30 to 40 shops in Nilkhet, the largest book market in Dhaka, on Tuesday night. Traders dump the damaged books from their shops on the footpath on Wednesday, Feb 23, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The fire destroyed many books in Nilkhet but left some in good condition. Traders sort leftover books from the damaged ones on Wednesday, Feb 23, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The fire destroyed many books in Nilkhet but left some in good condition. Traders sort leftover books from the damaged ones on Wednesday, Feb 23, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The fire at Nilkhet book market in Dhaka turned books into ashes on Tuesday night. A woman searches for leftover books from the piles of damaged books left by the traders on the road a day after the incident on Wednesday, Feb 23, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The fire at Nilkhet book market in Dhaka turned books into ashes on Tuesday night. A woman searches for leftover books from the piles of damaged books left by the traders on the road a day after the incident on Wednesday, Feb 23, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The fire destroyed many books in Nilkhet but left some in good condition. Traders sort leftover books from the damaged ones on Wednesday, Feb 23, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The fire destroyed many books in Nilkhet but left some in good condition. Traders sort leftover books from the damaged ones on Wednesday, Feb 23, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi