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Blaze devastates New Delhi shanty town

The Associated Press reports -- A fire swept through a slum in New Delhi, India, Friday. The blaze destroyed hundreds of shanties where residents had collected scrap plastic and rubber for resale. No one was reported injured or killed, fire department chief A.K. Sharma sai …
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Fire tears through Bangladesh slum

Arts / Photography : PhotoBlog on msnbc.com (3 years ago)

At least 10 people were injured, including a firefighter who sustained burns, and more than 150 shanties were burned down as a blaze swept through a Dhaka slum, Reuters reports. The local fire department said the cause of the blaze ... Read Post

Shanty Town Fire, Manila: 2 Missing and 10.000 Homeless

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

Two people are missing and 10,000 are homeless after a huge fire swept through a sprawling shanty town in Manila. Several residents jumped into the bay, clutching small appliances, to escape Friday's blaze in Manila's Tondo district... Read Post

Fire destroys at least 300 shanties in Dhaka slum

Arts / Photography : PhotoBlog on msnbc.com (2 years ago)

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 Previously on PhotoBlog: Read Post


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