Bangladesh: Factory fire killed 20, wounded 100

On Tuesday, 14 December 2010, near the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, a fire at a multi-storey garment factory killed up to twenty people and more than hundred were wounded. The factory was owned by Hamim Group and more than 10,000 people, most of them women, worked at the complex. An official of the factory said, “The […]

Bangladesh: Bus carrying 40 passengers falls into river

On Sunday, authorities called out the army while navy divers joined the rescue campaign after a bus carrying 40 passengers fell into a river at Amin Bazar area, the entranceway to the capital city from northwestern Bangladesh.   Officer in charge of suburban Savar said: “The rescuers are trying to locate the bus under the […]