A massive fire broke out in the capital’s Mohammadpur agricultural market after 3.30 am on Thursday. Seventeen units of the fire service worked to control the fire. A special team from the Army, Navy and Air Force also joined the operation to assist the fire service.
Firefighters brought the fire under control around 9:25 a.m. Here are some photographs, taken by Sajid Hussain, of the massive fire, the operations of the fire fighters as well as the extent of the damage caused by the flames.