Rise in fire toll is feared in Bangladesh

Posted: November 26, 2012 at 5:04 a.m.

People console a woman Sunday whose relative was killed in a fire at a garment factory Saturday outside Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Fire raced up the floors of a Bangladeshi garment factory with no emergency exits, killing at least 112 people, some of whom jumped from the eight-story building where they made clothes for major global retailers.

A Bangladeshi police officer walks between rows of burned sewing machines in a garment factory outside Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Sunday. At least 112 peop...

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