Relatives grieve as rescuers search for victims of Bangladesh fire that killed at least 19

Reuters Dhaka, Bangladesh Mar 29, 2019, 04.24 PM (IST)

Grieving relatives on Friday identified and received bodies of victims who died in a fire that broke out in a high-rise commercial building in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka the day before. The fire on Thursday (March 28) killed at least 19 and injured 70, officials said. Recovery operations were underway on Friday with fire brigade officer, Mohammad Sahjahan, saying that their main focus were on rescuing "any victims lying inside" and monitoring the possibility of the fire re-igniting.