“Many families are still being reunited,” Andreij Mahecic, a spokesman for the U.N. refugee agency, UNHCR, told journalists, adding that 11 deaths had been officially declared.

U.N. says 300 people still missing in Rohingya camp fire

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The United Nations Refugee Agency said on Tuesday that about 300 Rohingya Muslim refugees remained unaccounted for last week after the fire engulfed the world’s largest settlement in Bangladesh.

“Many families are still being reunited,” Andreij Mahecic, a spokesman for the U.N. refugee agency, UNHCR, told journalists, adding that 11 deaths had been officially declared.

Last Monday, a fire swept through a narrow camp in the Cox’s Bazar district of southeast Bangladesh, forcing about 45,000 people to leave their bamboo, wood and plastic houses.

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