More than a dozen killed in high-rise building blaze in Bangladesh

More than a dozen people were killed after a fire broke out in a high-rise building in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka.

Firemen on extendable hydraulic platforms were raised up the side of the building in heavy smoke to rescue those trapped. People were seen waving frantically from the building's windows and roof, witnesses said.

The cause of the fire was not immediately clear. The building is in the upscale, built-up Banani area of the city.