Bangladesh factory fire kills eight; collapse toll tops 900




 
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Bangladesh factory fire kills eight; collapse toll tops 900
 
May 9th, 2013  
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Bangladesh factory fire kills eight; collapse toll tops 900
By Serajul Quadir and Ruma Paul DHAKA (Reuters) - Eight people were killed when a fire swept through a clothing factory in Bangladesh, police and an industry association official said on Thursday, as the death toll from the collapse of another factory building two weeks ago climbed above 900. The fire, in an industrial district of Dhaka, comes amid global attention on safety standards in Bangladesh's booming garment industry following the catastrophic collapse of Rana Plaza, on the outskirts of the city, in the world's deadliest industrial accident since the Bhopal disaster in India in 1984. ...




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