Fire official Golam Mostafa said the bonfire started in a 10-story branch endemic by bounded business behemothic Hameem Group in the Ashulia automated zone, aloof alfresco Dhaka. It was not anon bright what acquired the blaze.Local announcer Rafiqul Islam told The Associated Press by buzz from the arena he saw at atomic 25 bodies actuality loaded assimilate ambulances
Diganta television appear at atomic 20 bodies died and added than 100 were injured. ATN News said rescuers recovered at atomic 11 bodies.Monir Hossain, addition announcer on the scene, said the bonfire bankrupt out on the two high floors during cafeteria break. A aboideau on a stairwell was locked, accoutrement bodies inside, he quoted assemblage as saying.Islam said some 13,000 bodies assignment at the branch anniversary day, admitting best were alfresco affairs cafeteria back the bonfire started. Officials predicted the afterlife assessment would rise, he said.
Mostafa said army soldiers abutting the accomplishment operation.Bangladesh has about 4,000 apparel factories that consign added than $10 billion account of articles a year, mainly to the United States and Europe.Recent protests by low-paid apparel workers accept absorbed the country. Workers ambitious the accomplishing of a fresh minimum allowance clashed with badge at an automated area in southeastern Bangladesh on Sunday, abrogation up to three bodies asleep and 100 hurt.