Bhangari Patti in flames

  • A fire broke out at the Bhangari Patti in Dhaka’s Bhatara on Sunday, Mar 6, 2022 and left many shops charred. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A fire broke out at the Bhangari Patti in Dhaka’s Bhatara on Sunday, Mar 6, 2022 and left many shops charred. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A fire broke out at Bhatara’s Bhangari Patti on Sunday afternoon and blazed through about 35 shops. Two units of the fire service brought the flames under control after an hour. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A fire broke out at Bhatara’s Bhangari Patti on Sunday afternoon and blazed through about 35 shops. Two units of the fire service brought the flames under control after an hour. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The presence of old polythene along with used materials in the Bhangari Patti caused the fire to spread rapidly on Sunday, Mar 6, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The presence of old polythene along with used materials in the Bhangari Patti caused the fire to spread rapidly on Sunday, Mar 6, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Water is sprayed from a building beside the Bhangari Patti to douse the flames on Sunday, Mar 6, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Water is sprayed from a building beside the Bhangari Patti to douse the flames on Sunday, Mar 6, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Passersby gather around the fire that ripped through the Bhangari Patti of Bhatara on Sunday, Mar 6, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Passersby gather around the fire that ripped through the Bhangari Patti of Bhatara on Sunday, Mar 6, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Locals fill buckets with water from a pond near the Bhangai Patti which caught fire to douse the flames at Bhatara on Sunday, Mar 6, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Locals fill buckets with water from a pond near the Bhangai Patti which caught fire to douse the flames at Bhatara on Sunday, Mar 6, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Locals rallied to douse the fire that raged through Bhangari Patti, using buckets of water at Bhatara on Sunday, Mar 6, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Locals rallied to douse the fire that raged through Bhangari Patti, using buckets of water at Bhatara on Sunday, Mar 6, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Fire crews fight the flames that spread through Bhatara’s Bhangari Patti on Sunday, Mar 6, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Fire crews fight the flames that spread through Bhatara’s Bhangari Patti on Sunday, Mar 6, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The fire at Bhangari Patti in Bhatara burned down shops on Sunday, Mar 6, 2022. Only a few stores survived the fire. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The fire at Bhangari Patti in Bhatara burned down shops on Sunday, Mar 6, 2022. Only a few stores survived the fire. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Several shops survived the fire that blazed through the Bhangari Patti at Bhatara on Sunday, Mar 6, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Several shops survived the fire that blazed through the Bhangari Patti at Bhatara on Sunday, Mar 6, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A fire broke out at the Bhangari Patti in Dhaka’s Bhatara on Sunday, Mar 6, 2022 and left many shops charred. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A fire broke out at the Bhangari Patti in Dhaka’s Bhatara on Sunday, Mar 6, 2022 and left many shops charred. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove