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Rohingya camp fire death toll rises to 15, with 400 still missing in Bangladesh – ABC News

A humanitarian crisis continues to unfold in Bangladesh with the UN refugee agency confirming a large fire killed at least 15 people in a refugee camp, with fears…



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The death toll from a massive fire that ripped through a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh has risen to at least 15, with another 400 people missing, according to the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR).
Key points:

  • The fire took six hours to bring under control at the Balukhali camp
  • The UNHCR says about 45,000 refugees have been displaced
  • It fears the death toll will rise as aid workers sift through debris

The UNHCR says Monday’s fire has left more than 550 people injured and about 45,000 displaced.

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