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Bangladesh workers demand higher pay

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Thousands of workers demanding higher pay hurled rocks and sticks at clothing factories and clashed with police, who used tear gas against them Monday, bringing fresh scrutiny to working conditions in Bangladesh’s garment industry. At least 30 people were reported wounded.

The South Asian nation has seen three weeks of bloody political protests, and the demonstrations by garment workers only added to the chaos.

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