BANGLADESH: Factory blaze kills workers at fabric facility
By Leonie Barrie | 9 October 2013
The safety of Bangladesh's textile and garment industry has been called into question again today (9 October) after at least seven people were killed in a fire at a fabric factory at Sreepur in the district of Gazipur, around 40km north of Dhaka.
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