Bangladesh deploys border guards to island near Myanmar

Bangladesh has deployed heavily-armed border guards to an island near its southern border with Myanmar for the first time in 20 years, officials say.

Bangladesh skyscraper inferno death toll rises to 25

Firefighters and forensic experts comb through the charred shell of a building in Dhaka, a day after a horrific blaze that killed 25 people.

Bangladeshi firefighters comb blaze-hit high-rise

Firefighters use ladders to get into the charred shell of a Bangladesh skyscraper where at least 19 people died in a blaze, many having jumped to their deaths. IMAGES

Bangladesh office building catches fire, 19 dead

At least 19 people were killed and about 70 injured when a fire broke out in an office building in Bangladesh’s capital, Dhaka. (March 28)

Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress
Website: https://apnews.com
Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP
Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews
Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/
‚Äč

You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/59460d1eb4ff89cc1763ef2da0f24652

Major new inferno rips through Dhaka tower

A huge fire tears through a 19-storey commercial building in Dhaka, with many office workers feared trapped in the latest major inferno to hit the Bangladesh capital.

Major new inferno rips through Dhaka tower

A huge fire tears through a 19-storey commercial building in Dhaka, with many office workers feared trapped in the latest major inferno to hit the Bangladesh capital. IMAGES

Suspected Bangladesh plane hijacker shot dead

Bangladesh commandos storms a passenger jet in the country’s southeast and shoots dead an armed man who allegedly tried to hijack the Dubai-bound flight.

Bangladesh inferno kills at least 70

Officials say they were taking actions to rid old Dhaka of chemical warehouses, one of the cause of the inferno that tore through crumbling apartment blocks and killed at least 70 people, setting off a chain of explosions and a wall of flames down nearby streets.

Grieving families gather at morgue after deadly Bangladesh fire

Grieving family members gather at the Dhaka Medical College morgue to identify the bodies of victims from a fire that tore through a crowded neighbourhood in the Bangladeshi capital, leaving at least 70 dead. IMAGES