Large Fire Breaks Out at Rohingya Refugee Camp in Bangladesh

A large fire broke out at a Rohingya refugee camp in southern Bangladesh on March 22.

The blaze, which broke out at Balukhali camp in Cox’s Bazar, was reported to have gutted hundreds of shelters.

This footage, by Ro Yassin Abdumonab, shows the fire. “The fire is spreading everywhere,” he says in the video. Abdumonab said he knew of at least one death in the fire. Other reports said there were at least three deaths.

UNICEF said it was sending in health teams and first aid support. Credit: Ro Yassin Abdumonab via Storyful