banani blaze

March 29, 2019
March 29, 2019

A tower of violations

The FR Tower had no permission for its top four floors and there was no fire-protected staircase in the 22-storey building that houses dozens of offices, Rajuk and fire service officials have...

March 29, 2019
March 29, 2019

'Only two ways to escape'

Exhausted and terrified, Saifur Rahman, employee of Amraa network office on the 17th floor of the 22-storey Faruk Rupayan Tower in the capital's Kamal Ataturk Avenue, sat on the pavement near...

March 29, 2019
March 29, 2019

Banani Fire Kills 19

At least 19 people were killed and around 100 others injured as a deadly fire tore through 22-storey FR Tower in the capital's Banani area yesterday.