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Deadly garment factory fire in Bangladesh

Shumu Akhter (C) cries while holding her daughter as she waits for information about her missing husband following a devastating fire in the dyeing section of two-storey Aswad Composite Mills at Maona, Gazipur, Bangladesh 09 October 2013. At least nine people were killed 08 October when a fire broke out at an apparel factory on the outskirts of Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, police said. Firefighters recovered the charred bodies from inside Aswad Composite Mills Limited, a garment factory in Gazipur industrial district, some 40 kilometers north of Dhaka, police officer Abdul Baten said. Police said only a small number of employees were inside at the time of the fire, as the section was closed for the day by the time it started. EPA/ABIR ABDULLAH

Deadly garment factory fire in Bangladesh

At least nine people were killed 08 October when a fire broke out at an apparel factory on the outskirts of Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, police said. Firefighters recovered the charred bodies from inside Aswad Composite Mills Limited, a garment factory in Gazipur industrial district, some 40 kilometers north of Dhaka, police officer Abdul Baten said. Police said only a small number of employees were inside at the time of the fire, as the section was closed for the day by the time it started.  EPA/ABIR ABDULLAH