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Old Dhaka Fire


When you live your life you create a unique world inside you. That world consists of many dreams, thoughts, desires, ambitions, wishes, emotions, love, bonds etc. When your life ends your world ends. Like this... loss of a life doesn't mean only the physical loss of that person. It means so much more.

117 died in last Thursday night's fire accident in Old Dhaka. Firefighters and Army are still looking for dead bodies underneath the debris.

One survivor said: “Burning chemicals from stores within or beside the living quarters spewed on the streets like lava from a volcano. There was hardly any safe place to step out.”

It was the most dreadful fire accident in our country since 1971. While watching the news tonight about the accident I lost myself for some moments. Each of those 117 bodies were an individual life...an individual world....

Bangladesh will observe a national mourning day today for this incident. May their souls rest in peace.

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  1. Tragic and beyond our ability to understand.

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  2. Yes. Some wedding party was going on that night in that house from where the deadly fire evolved. Fortunately the bride and the bridegroom were outside the house and thus got saved. Later the Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina arranged their wedding. It was something that made me respect our Prime Minister from core of my heart.

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