The Spectator

Deadly Factory Fire in Bangladesh Calls Further Attention to Working Conditions

David Snitzer, Author

October 10, 2013

On Tuesday, Oct. 8, at least nine Bangladeshi garment workers in the town of Gazipur were killed when their factory caught fire. According to emergency officials, about 50 additional workers were injured during the blaze. The cause of the fire has not yet been determined, but according to the town’s chief firefighter, it originated in the knitting...

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