Bangladesh factory fire kills at least 23, 70 injured

September 10, 2016 2:44 pm
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In a huge fire triggered by a boiler explosion at Bangladeshi packaging factory, at least 22 people have been killed and 70 others have been injured. Around 100 people were working when the flames tore through the four-storey building in the industrial town of Tongi, just north of the capital Dhaka. The tragedy struck as families were preparing to celebrate Eidul Azha. A committee has been set up to investigate the fire while firefighters are struggling to bring the blaze under control.

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