Shanty slum fire

Aklima mourns in front of the burnt remains of her house in a slum after losing everything she owned to the fire at Rayerbazar in Dhaka, Bangladesh. More than 250 shanties have been burned down as a blaze swept through the slum, the local fire department said.

( Reuters photo / November 17, 2011 )

Aklima mourns in front of the burnt remains of her house in a slum after losing everything she owned to the fire at Rayerbazar in Dhaka, Bangladesh. More than 250 shanties have been burned down as a blaze swept through the slum, the local fire department said.

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