By Rohingya Vision TV Correspondents | 15th December 2017
Leda, Cox’s Bazaar: An accidental fire broke out in an area known as Abista in Leda old makeshift camp of Cox’s Bazaar on 13th December 2017, reports eyewitness.
At around 8 PM in main market area and in the area of rations stocks of World Food Program (WFP) and other NGO’s were heavily engulfed by the fire, burning heavily within 30 minutes before fire brigade managed to reach.
After a few hours of struggling fire brigade along with the support of the locals managed to extinguish the fire. But according to locals “Fire burnt the ration stocks completely and we fear that it will increase the starvation level in the area rapidly as people just rely on those”.
Locals explains the cause of fire from a damaged electric circuit but exact cause of the fire is yet unknown. Moreover property casualties of both market and ration stocks are still unrevealed because of the ongoing panic among the locals.
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