Factory Fire Kills 20 In Bangladesh

At least 20 people have been killed, and a further 70 injured, following a large fire, at a packaging factory, in Bangladesh.

At least 20 people have been killed in a huge fire that broke out at a packaging factory in Bangladesh.

A further 70 people are reported to have been injured in the blaze at an industrial complex in Tongi, north of the capital Dhaka.

Police said about 100 people were in the four-storey building at the time, including machine operators and guards.

The blast was caused by an explosion in the boiler room, at the start of the working day, officials said.

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