At least 49 dead and more than 100 injured after huge fire causes multiple blasts at container depot

Nov 26, 2022

At least 49 people have died and more than 100 are injured after a huge fire swept through a container depot in Bangladesh. The blaze triggered multiple explosions when it broke out on Saturday night in the southeastern town of Sitakunda. Firefighters have been struggling to get the flames under control after blasts went off in a container full of chemicals. The explosions shook the neighbourhood, shattering the windows of houses more than two miles away. Image: An injured victim is brou ...read more