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    Banani fire: Another victim succumbs, death toll now 26

    The death toll from Banani FR tower fire rises to 26 as one of the injured victims dies at Combined Military Hospital (CMH).

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    A couple's dream lost forever

    Rumki Akhter and Maksudur Rahman had fallen in love while working at a travel agency. Eventually, they got married three years ago and dreamt of owning a flat. With their savings, they bought a flat in the city's Gendaria, which was almost ready. They were scheduled to shift there within next two months.

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    Opinion: Are we learning?

    We lost 25 office-goers last Thursday for no fault of theirs. Scores remain injured, some in serious condition.

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    'Pray for me'

    "There's a fire in our building. The flames are spreading fast. I do not know whether I will be able to get out. Tell everyone to pray for me...forgive me."

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    The last call

    It was lunchtime on Thursday and Polly Begum's phone was ringing. It was her husband Atiqur Rahman.

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    At least 25 people were killed and some 70 injured in Thursday's deadly fire that ripped through the 22-storey FR Tower in Dhaka's Banani area. All the bodies were handed over to the families and most of them buried yesterday.