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Dozens Killed in Factory Fire in Bangladesh

HeadlineJul 09, 2021

In Bangladesh, at least 52 people have been killed after a massive fire broke out at a food processing factory outside the capital Dhaka Thursday evening. Many workers jumped from the factory’s upper floors as the inferno blazed throughout the night and into the next day. It’s unclear how many people remained trapped inside. The cause of the fire is not yet known, but such disasters are not uncommon due to poor or unheeded safety regulations in factories and residential buildings. 

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