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Bangladesh Factory Fire Kills More Than 100

Posted November 25th, 2012 at 9:35 am (UTC-5)
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Rescuers are working in Bangladesh to recover the bodies of victims in a garment factory fire that killed at least 109 people, mostly women. Authorities say the blaze broke out on the ground floor of a multi-story building Saturday night in a factory outside the capital, Dhaka. Firefighters fought the blaze for several hours, while […]

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100 Killed in Bangladesh Factory Fire

Posted November 25th, 2012 at 2:45 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in Bangladesh say a fire at a garment factory has killed at least 100 people, mostly women. Authorities say the death toll could rise. Rescue workers found the bodies early Sunday. Authorities say the blaze broke out on the ground floor of the nine-story building Saturday night in the Tazreen Fashions factory outside the […]

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100 Killed in Bangladesh Factory Fire

Posted November 25th, 2012 at 2:15 am (UTC-5)
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Bangladesh officials say a fire at a garment factory has killed at least 100 people. Rescue workers found the bodies early Sunday. Authorities say the blaze broke out Saturday night in the Tazreen Fashions factory outside Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. Various reports say many workers were trapped on upper floors of the multi-story building. […]

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100 Killed in Bangladesh Factory Fire

Posted November 25th, 2012 at 12:25 am (UTC-5)
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Bangladesh officials say a fire at a garment factory has killed at least 100 people. Rescue workers found the bodies early Sunday. Authorities say the blaze broke out Saturday night in the Tazreen Fashions factory outside Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. Some reports say many workers were trapped on upper floors of the building, and […]

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Overturned Burmese Tankers Burst into Flames; 25 Dead

Posted November 9th, 2012 at 11:55 am (UTC-5)
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A derailed tanker train burst into flames in northern Burma Friday, killing at least 25 people. Burmese officials say the train — carrying fuel — derailed early Friday in the country’s Sagaing Region, injuring 62 people. People from nearby villages came to the scene. Officials said some were trying to collect the spilled fuel when […]

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Taiwan Hospital Fire Kills 12, Injures 70: Officials

Posted October 22nd, 2012 at 11:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Taiwanese officials say a fire has killed 12 people and injured 70 others at a hospital housing mainly bedridden patients in southern Taiwan. Hospital officials say the fire broke out in the second floor nursing facility of the Hsinying Hospital in Tainan city early Tuesday. Officials say the injured, many of whom were too frail […]

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Pakistani Police Pursue Murder Charges in Deadly Fire

Posted September 13th, 2012 at 5:20 am (UTC-5)
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Police in Pakistan have filed murder charges against the owners of a factory where nearly 300 people died in a fire. Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik confirmed Thursday that 264 people were killed when a blaze ripped through a garment factory in the southern port city of Karachi. Officials had earlier put the death toll […]

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Factory Fires Kill More Than 310 in Pakistan

Posted September 12th, 2012 at 10:15 am (UTC-5)
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The death toll from devastating factory fires in two Pakistani cities Tuesday has risen to more than 310. A Pakistani official says 289 people have died from the blaze that ripped through a garment factory in the southern port city of Karachi. The search continues at the charred building for more bodies. The cause of […]

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Factory Fires Kill More Than 260 in Pakistan

Posted September 12th, 2012 at 6:40 am (UTC-5)
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Fires broke out at two factories in Pakistan Tuesday, killing more than 260 people. Pakistani officials say at least 236 people were killed in the southern port city of Karachi when a blaze ripped through a garment factory. The death toll rose throughout the day Wednesday as authorities pulled more bodies from the charred building. […]

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Factory Fires Kill 191 in Pakistan

Posted September 12th, 2012 at 5:45 am (UTC-5)
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Fires broke out at two factories in Pakistan Tuesday, killing at least 191 people. Pakistani officials say 166 people were killed in the southern port city of Karachi when a blaze ripped through a garment factory. The death toll rose throughout the day Wednesday as authorities pulled more bodies from the building. Many of the […]

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