Bangladesh mourns fire victims

Wedding guests among casualties as the largest fire in 39 years rips through Dhaka.

    Grieving family members and neighbours have been gathering at a mosque to attend a mass funeral for the victims of a massive fire in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh.

    The government has declared Saturday a national day of mourning for victims of the country's deadliest fire in 39 years.

    Nicolas Haque reports from Dhaka.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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