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More than twenty dead after explosion in Bangladeshi factory

More than twenty dead after explosion in Bangladeshi factory

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An explosion and fire in a factory of packaging film in Bangladesh Saturday to be sure 25 people killed.

At least fifty people were injured, many of them life-threatening, reports Bangladeshi newspaper the Dhaka News on the authority of the emergency services on his website.

The explosion occurred around 6: 00 am (local time) for an industrial area in Tongi, a suburb of the capital, Dhaka. In the factory of Tampaco are packaging films for food and cigarettes.

To the cause of the explosion investigation. In the factory of Tampaco were several products packed. On the website of the company, as customers under other British American Tobacco and Nestlé as clients mentioned.

It’s yet another industrial accident fatalities in Bangladesh. In 2013 came at the collapse of a garment factory outside Dhaka 1135 people to life.

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Explosion and fire in factory, Tongi

An explosion and fire in a factory in Bangladesh on several human lives.
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Dozens of people were injured, many of them life-threatening, reports the Bengali newspaper, Dhaka News.
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The explosion occurred around 06.00 hours (local time) for an industrial area in Tongi, a suburb of the capital, Dhaka.
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In the factory of Tampaco are packaging films for food and cigarettes.
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To the cause of the explosion investigation.
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