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Fire breaks out in high-rise office tower, 19 people die

Posted On: Mar. 29, 2019 6:10 AM CST

Bangladeshi officials said that a fire broke out in a 22-story commercial building in Dhaka on March 28, killing at least 19 people, Reuters reported. The blaze is the second major accident to occur in the country after an inferno killed 71 people in a market in Dhaka on Feb. 20. Critics have blamed poor enforcement of safety regulations for the catastrophes in the densely populated city.

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