One Dead, More Trapped and Hospitalized in Dhaka Fire

After a fire broke out in a multi-story residential building in Dhaka’s Gulshan district in Bangladesh fire-fighters recovered one body as they continued to combat the flames.

Reportedly several people were taken to local hospitals, as more people were reported by local media outlets to be trapped inside. Numerous fire units were called to assist.

Reportedly the fire broke out around 7pm local time, law enforcement and first responders were last reported as still working to evacuate trapped persons.