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DNCC to continue support Jhilpar slum fire victims

Staff Correspondent |
Update: 2019-08-17 5:16:01 PM
DNCC to continue support Jhilpar slum fire victims
DNCC Mayor Atiqul Islam talks to reporters

DHAKA: Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Atiqul Islam promised uninterrupted and all-out support for the victims of Jhilpar slum fire in Mirpur.

He made the pledge after inspecting the fire site Saturday (August 17).

The victims will reside in some 5-6 school buildings until homes for them are built, he said.

City corporation has managed drinking water, first aid, meals and makeshift toilets for them and will provide financial aid if requires, added Atiqul.

However, the slum near Chalantika intersection was ravaged in a fire that erupted on Friday (August 16) evening.

BDST: 1715 HRS, AUG 17, 2019

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