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Fire destroys at least 300 shanties in Dhaka slum

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A man center, reacts as Bangladeshi firefighters and volunteers work to douse a fire at the Kallyanpur Natun Bazar slum in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Feb. 27.

A fire swept through a slum in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Wednesday. According to police, at least 300 shanties were gutted. No casualties were reported.

--The Associated Press

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Bangladeshi firefighters and volunteers search the debris of a congested slum after a fire swept through it in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Feb. 27.

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Family members react after a fire broke out in a slum at Kallayanpur in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Feb. 27. The cause of the fire is not yet known and no casualties have been reported.

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Smoke rises from a slum after a fire swept through it in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Feb. 27.

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