Bangladesh Fire

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Bangladesh cracks down on chemical warehouses in Dhaka week after fire which left 70 people dead
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Bangladesh cracks down on chemical warehouses in Dhaka week after fire which left 70 people dead

The crackdown in Bangladesh is in response to a massive fire which broke out on 21 February at Chawkbazar, a 300-year-old historic Old Dhaka district.

Bangladesh fire: At least 70 killed, several injured as massive blaze rages through chemical factory in Dhaka
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Bangladesh fire: At least 70 killed, several injured as massive blaze rages through chemical factory in Dhaka

Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina mourned the casualties and ordered the best possible treatment for those injured.

Bangladesh fire: 70 killed in blaze at Dhaka's Chawkbazar; report says chemicals stored at residential building worsened mishap
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Bangladesh fire: 70 killed in blaze at Dhaka's Chawkbazar; report says chemicals stored at residential building worsened mishap

A devastating fire raced through at least five buildings in an old part of Bangladesh's capital and killed at least 45 people, an

Tragedies keep stalking Dhaka, now 8 killed in a fire
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Tragedies keep stalking Dhaka, now 8 killed in a fire

Eight people were killed when a fire swept through a garment factory in an industrial district of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, police and an industry association official said on Thursday

Fire breaks out in Bangladesh building, kills 377
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Fire breaks out in Bangladesh building, kills 377

Fire service officials said the blaze had been started by sparks from cutting equipment used by rescuers.

Wal-Mart vows to tighten source safeguards post Bangladesh fire
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Wal-Mart vows to tighten source safeguards post Bangladesh fire

Wal-Mart Vice President of Ethical Sourcing Rajan Kamalanathan said the company's current controls could only go so far in preventing a factory Wal-Mart did not approve of from making its clothes, as was the case here.

Bangladesh fire: 112 killed; Walmart, Disney clothes found in factory
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Bangladesh fire: 112 killed; Walmart, Disney clothes found in factory

The tragedy is putting a spotlight on dangerous workplace conditions around the world, with no clear answers to how consumers should react or who is ultimately responsible.