The Washington Post

Fire hits refugee camp in Bangladesh:


A massive fire raced through a crammed refugee camp for Rohingya Muslims in southern Bangladesh on Sunday, leaving thousands homeless, a fire official and the United Nations said. No casualties were reported immediatel­y at Balukhali camp in Cox’s Bazar district, a local official said. The United Nations High Commission­er for Refugees in Bangladesh said in a tweet that Rohingya refugee volunteers were responding to the fire with the agency and its partners providing support.

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