Hard truth – Bangladesh Major Garments and other industrial accidents

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Hard truth - Bangladesh Major Garments and other industrial accidents
Image: Garments worker under rubble.

A gas boiler has burst at a garment factory in Bangladesh killing at least 10 people and injuring dozens more worker, Bangladesh fire officials said on Tuesday. This is another fire hit to the world’s one of the biggest garments producing country, Bangladesh.

Hard truth - Bangladesh Major Garments and other industrial accidents
Image: Garments worker under rubble.

 

The accident took place late on Monday at the Multifabs limited’s garment plants, at the outskirt of the Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh.

Some recent Bangladesh’s worst garments factory related accidents since the year of 2005:

Jan 05: Around 22 people were killed and injured more than 50 as a result of a fire at a garment plant outskirt of Dhaka.

 

Apr 05: More than 64 people were killed and around 100 injured following a garment factory collapsed in the capital, Dhaka.

Feb 06: Another factory in Dhaka collapsed and as a result of this at least 21 labourers were died and injured dozens of the worker.

Feb 06: Same year and the same month a fire broke out in a textile factory in the Bangladesh’s largest port city, Chittagong and known as the second capital of Bangladesh killed 65 people and injured more, total number unknown.

Feb 10: Fire in a garment factory in Dhaka city kills around 21 people and injured around 50 workers.

Dec 10: Another fire in the same year kills 26 people, injuring around 100 more near Dhaka.

Nov 12: A fire blaze at the Tazreen Fashions Limited killed 112 workers and injures more than 150 other.

Apr 13: At least 1,200 people are killed and 100s of people injured following the collapse of Rana Plaza.

Aug 16: At least 100 people fall ill in Chittagong after a gas leaked in a fertiliser factory.

 

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