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Bangladesh fire: Nearly 50 killed, hundreds injured in depot blast

The death toll in the massive fire which broke out in Sitakunda Upazila in Chittagong, Bangladesh on Saturday night has risen to 49 and more than 450 were injured.

The fire broke out at BM Container Depot in the Kadamrasul area of Upazilazila. 

A massive fire and a series of subsequent explosions at a private chemical container depot in southeastern Bangladesh killed at least 49 people, including nine firefighters, and injured more than 450 others, officials said on Sunday, as firefighters were still struggling to put out the blaze.

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