Factory fire kills at least 20 in Bangladesh

September 10, 2016 1:29 PM

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At least 20 people were killed and dozens more injured in a fire Saturday at a packaging factory in Bangladesh, according to multiple news reports.

The cause of the fire wasn’t immediately known, but a boiler exploded and sparked the blaze at the factory for food and cigarettes in Tongi, an industrial area north of the capital Dhaka, according to news reports.

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