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Published on Wednesday, 15 December 2010

Factory fire kills 26 garment workers

Written by Stacey Dove

Dhaka - A raging fire tore through a major garment factory near the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka on Tuesday, killing at least 26 workers and injuring 100 more. The plant is owned by one of the country's largest exporters, Hameem Group, which employs some 14,000 workers in the industrial hub of Ashulia just north of Dhaka.


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