In Bangladesh, at least 5 people have died and over 50 injured as a wall collapsed following an elevator fall that also caused fire in a high-rise in up-market Uttara in Dhaka last night.
There was a place in the basement for prayers, the wall of which adjacent to the elevator shaft collapsed followed by fire.
The victims include 2 women have been admitted to the Bangladesh Medical College and Hospital in Uttara.
Police said fire-fighting services fought for over 1 hour to bring the fire under control.
Some of the injured including children have severe head injuries, police sources said.