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Factory fire kills 52 people, owner arrested

Posted On: Jul. 12, 2021 10:22 AM CST


A major fire erupted at a food factory in Narayanganj, Bangladesh on July 8, killing at least 52 people who were trapped inside the factory with locked exits, reported citing PTI. The owner, several directors and managers of the factory, which was owned by Bangladeshi conglomerate Sajeeb Group’s subsidiary Hashem Food Ltd., have been arrested under murder charges.