Thousands of Rohingya refugees have been displaced by a fire in a Rohingya camp in Bangladesh.
The fire broke out at 2:45 p.m. local time on Sunday at Camp No. 11 in Kattu Palong, Cox’s Bazar, one of the largest refugee settlements in the world, according to Mizanur Rehman, the Bangladesh Refugee Commissioner. is one
The fire quickly engulfed the refugees’ homes made of bamboo and tarpaulins, burning nearly 2,000 houses to ashes, leaving 12,000 people homeless.
According to reports, the fire has been brought under control, the cause of the fire is not yet clear and no casualties have been reported.