South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “At least 15 dead, 400 missing, 50,000 displaced after fire in Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh” – below is their description.
A massive fire ripped through a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh, on March 22, 2021. The UN refugee agency UNHCR said the blaze has left at least 15 people dead and 400 missing. The fire in the southeastern city of Cox’s Bazar is the third blaze to hit the camp in four days, forcing at least 50,000 people to flee and follows two other major fires in January.
Local government officials said the latest blaze was the biggest seen since the influx of Rohingya refugees, a Muslim minority from Myanmar, in 2017.
The South China Morning Post (SCMP), with its Sunday edition, the Sunday Morning Post, is a Hong Kong-based English-language newspaper founded in 1903. It is Hong Kong’s newspaper of record, owned by Alibaba Group.
China is the third largest country in the world by area and the largest country in the world by population. Properly known as the People’s Republic of China, the political territory of the country includes the former nations of Tibet and Hong Kong. The capital is Beijing.
Myanmar (formerly Burma) is a Southeast Asian nation of more than 100 ethnic groups, bordering India, Bangladesh, China, Laos and Thailand. Yangon (formerly Rangoon), the country’s largest city, is home to bustling markets, numerous parks and lakes, and the towering, gilded Shwedagon Pagoda, which contains Buddhist relics and dates to the 6th century.