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112 die as fire ravages Bangladesh garment factory

MUMBAI — At least 112 people died Saturday and Sunday in a fire at a garment factory outside Dhaka, Bangladesh, in one of the worst industrial tragedies in that country.

It took firefighters all night to put out the blaze at the factory, Tazreen Fashions, after it started Saturday about 7 p.m. local time, according to Salim Nawaj Bhuiyan, a retired fire official who spoke by telephone from Dhaka, the capital.

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