Fire devastates Bangladesh factory

Dhaka, Feb 23 (IANS) A major fire on Tuesday caused widespread destruction in a garment factory in Bangladesh’s Gazipur district.

As many as 10 fire tenders were rushed to Gazipur as the factory caught fire around 4 a.m., bdnews24.com reported. The cause of the fire was not immediately clear.

“About 50 to 60 machines of the factory’s knitting section have been gutted,” the factory’s manager Tarik Chowdhury said.

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