Fire in food factory in Bangladesh kills at least 52 people

At least 52 died in a huge blaze engulfed a food and beverage factory outside Bangladesh’s capital, fire officials said Friday, in the latest industrial disaster to hit the South nation.
The blaze began Thursday night at the five-story Hashem Food and Beverage Ltd. factory in Rupganj, just outside , huge clouds of black smoke billowing into the sky. Police initially gave a toll of three dead, but then discovered piles of bodies on Friday afternoon after the fire was extinguished.
In addition, at least 26 were injured when they jumped from the upper floors as the fire engulfed the building, the News of Bangladesh agency reported.
Debasish Bardhan, deputy director of the Fire Service and Civil Defense, said 52 bodies had recovered from inside the factory and rescue operations were continuing. He said the top two floors had not yet been searched.
The main exit of the factory, which processes juice, soft drinks and other food items, was locked from the inside, he said.
Information about how many people were in the factory and how many were was not immediately available.
“For now, we only have these details. After searching the top floors we will be able to get a complete picture,” Bardhan s

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Fire in food factory in Bangladesh kills at least 52 people

At least 52 people died in a huge blaze that engulfed a food and beverage factory outside Bangladesh’s capital, fire officials said Friday, in the latest industrial disaster to hit the South Asian nation.
The blaze began Thursday night at the five-story Hashem Food and Beverage Ltd. factory in Rupganj, just outside Dhaka, sending huge clouds of black smoke billowing into the sky. Police initially gave a of three dead, but then discovered piles of bodies on Friday afternoon after the fire was extinguished.
In addition, at least 26 workers were injured when they jumped from the floors as the fire engulfed the building, the United News of Bangladesh agency reported.
Debasish Bardhan, deputy director of the Fire Service and Civil Defense, said 52 bodies had been recovered from inside the factory and rescue operations were continuing. He said the top two floors had not yet been searched.
The main exit of the factory, which processes juice, soft drinks and other food items, was locked from the inside, he said.
Information about how many people were in the factory and how many were missing was not immediately available.
“For now, we only these details. After searching the top floors we will be able to get a complete picture,” Bardhan s

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Fire in food factory in Bangladesh kills at least 52 people

At least 52 people died in a huge blaze that engulfed a food and beverage factory outside Bangladesh’s capital, fire officials said Friday, in the latest industrial disaster to hit the South Asian nation.
The blaze began Thursday at the five-story Hashem Food and Beverage Ltd. factory in Rupganj, just outside Dhaka, sending huge clouds of black smoke billowing into the sky. Police initially gave a toll of three dead, then discovered piles of bodies on Friday afternoon after the fire was extinguished.
In addition, at least 26 workers were injured when they jumped from the upper floors as the fire engulfed the building, the United of Bangladesh agency reported.
Debasish Bardhan, deputy director of the Fire Service and Civil Defense, said 52 bodies had been recovered from inside the factory and rescue operations were continuing. He said the top two floors had yet been searched.
The main exit of the factory, which processes juice, soft drinks and other food items, was locked from the inside, he said.
Information about how many people were in the factory and how many were missing was not immediately available.
now, we only have these details. After searching the top floors we will be able to get a complete picture,” Bardhan s

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Fire in food factory in Bangladesh kills at least 52 people

At least 52 people died in a huge blaze that engulfed a and beverage factory outside Bangladesh’s capital, fire officials said Friday, in the industrial disaster to hit the South Asian nation.
The blaze began Thursday night at the five-story Hashem Food and Beverage Ltd. factory in Rupganj, just outside Dhaka, sending huge clouds of black smoke billowing into the sky. Police initially gave a of three dead, but then discovered piles of bodies on Friday afternoon after the fire was extinguished.
In addition, at least 26 workers were injured when they jumped from the upper floors as the fire engulfed the building, the United News of Bangladesh agency reported.
Debasish Bardhan, deputy director of the Fire Service and Civil Defense, said 52 bodies had been recovered from inside the factory and rescue operations were continuing. He said the top two floors had not yet been searched.
The main exit of the factory, which processes juice, soft drinks and other food items, was locked from the inside, he said.
Information about how many people were in the factory and how many were missing was not immediately available.
“For now, we only have these details. After searching the top floors we will be to get a complete picture,” Bardhan s

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