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49 Killed, Hundreds Injured in Bangladesh Chemical Fire

HeadlineJun 06, 2022

In Bangladesh, at least 49 people have died and another 300 were injured after a massive fire at a shipping container depot where many chemicals were stored. The dead include at least nine firefighters. The fire began on Saturday and was still smoldering 40 hours later.

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