400 shanties gutted in Dhaka Bangladesh

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17 Nov. 2011. Dhaka.Bangladesh-People search for belongings after a devastating fire at a slum at Mohammadpur Rayer Bazar in Dhaka, A devastating fire gutted around 400 shanties of a slum in the capital’s Rayer Bazar area Thursday afternoon. The blaze completely damaged two under-construction buildings adjacent to the tin-shed slum in Battala  Rayer Bazar . At least 2,000 people, mostly garment workers and rickshaw pullers lost their homes in the incident. ©Monirul Alam http://monirul.photoshelter.com/